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ICAG opposes proposed new car parking spaces in Finsbury ParkPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

The Islington Cyclists Action Group (ICAG) has responded to the Islington council’s proposal to create five football pitches and 83 car parking spaces in an open space in Finsbury Park which is currently free to use for the community.
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Plan your cycle route on your mobilePublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

Cycle routing specialist, CycleStreets, have released a free route planning app for iPhones.
The app lets cyclists map routes anywhere in the UK and features a placefinder, a postcode search option and turn-by-turn directions.
CycleStreets&rsquo...

Get your bike security marked by the Cycle Task ForcePublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

As part of their campaign to improve cycle security across London, the Met Police's Cycle Task Force is offering free security marking and advice on how to register your bike.
Upcoming bike marking events:

19th Oct - 8am to 10am - Penton Stree...

Urgent Action: Take 10 minutes to protect city cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

Write to your London Assembly Member asking them to do everything they can to protect cycling budgets from public expenditure cuts.Every day we read a new story about the cuts in public spending planned by the government. The Comprehensive Spendin...

Ealing CC demands improved access to borough's busiest train stationPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

The Ealing Cycling Campaign has staged a demo calling for improved access to Ealing Broadway station, the borough’s busiest train station.The protest in September was supported by local politicians and the general public who all want to see the im...

One million Cycle Hire journeys show massive appetite for London cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

photo London’s Cycle Hire scheme has hit the million-journey milestone just 10 weeks after its launch.
 

 
The Cycle Hire scheme has recorded its millionth journey, just over two months after it was introduced with near...

Trainee cycle mechanics in London eligible for government fundingPublished: 11:00pm 7 October 2010

photo Cycle Systems is hosting a party to tell industry and individuals about Governement-funded mechanic courses
 

 
Prospective cycle mechanics are being invited to an event at Cycle Systems Academy to see how they can now ...

Cycle campaigners challenge increased ‘motorbikes in bus lanes’ danger in High CourtPublished: 8:49am 30 September 2010

photo Cyclists are bojecting to the increase in road danger caused by the motorbikes in bus lanes trial
 

 
LCC and CTC (the national cyclists' organisation), supported by the Cyclists' Defence Fund, have withdrawn from a legal ch...

Kingston Cycling Campaign helps to make cycle contraflow permanentPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo KCC Kingston Cycling Campaign members celebrate their King Charles Road contraflow victory
 

 
After a six-month trial, a contraflow cycle lane in Surbiton, is being made permanent after the local LCC gro...

Campaigners persuade Kingston council to open secure bike parkingPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo KCC The local LCC group in Kingston has facilitated public access to this secure bicycle park.
 

 
Kingston Cycling Campaign has facilitated public access to a secure 140-bike parking facility at Guildhall, headquarters of t...

New LCC website campaigns to make cycling in London safer from HGVsPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo Ben Broomfield Sign LCC's petition calling for driver training like this in Hammersmiith and Fulham
 

 
LCC's No More Lethal Lorries website is dedicated to creating safer HGVs for London and reducing road danger for cyclist...

Increase in police Cycle Task Force means thieves face harder timesPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo M Cavenett The next issue of LCC's London Cyclist member magazine looks at the Cycle Task Force
 

 
Ten more officers have been drafted into the Metropolitan Police Service's Cycle Task Force to help improve cycle safet...

Bermondsey Street in central London returned to two-way for cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

photo Freshly painted markings show the new contraflow for cyclists on Bermondsey Street in SE1
 

 
From 30 September 2010, a section of Bermondsey Street, near London Bridge, has been returned to two-way for cyclists, though...

London cyclists support Herne Hill 'Save the Velodrome' campaignPublished: 11:00pm 29 September 2010

 photo Triple Olympic gold-medalist Bradley Wiggins training at Herne Hill where he rode many early races

 
People are being urged to attend a public meeting at Dulwich College on Wednesday 6 October 2010 to help save the velodrome...

Urgent: Respond to Superhighway and Cycle Hire scheme surveyPublished: 11:00pm 27 September 2010

The Greater London Authority is currently running a survey for cyclists who have used either the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme or the Cycle Super Highways.
The results of the survey will feed into the GLA’s scrutiny meeting. This means it is i...