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Barack Obama riding the waves of global optimismPublished: 12:00am 19 Jan 2009

The inauguration of Barack Obama as American president is being greeted with optimism by people all around the world.The new president is expected to take a lead in helping reduce the West's huge contribution to global warming. Obama's African bac...

Borough councils and LCC make joint cycling planPublished: 12:00am 06 Jan 2009

London Cycling Campaign and London Councils have produced a joint policy document setting out how to bring down the barriers to cycling in London and maintain the welcome growth in cycle use.London Councils is the umbrella organisation of the 33 b...

LCC launches Bus Lane Watch awareness and monitoring campaign Published: 12:00am 04 Jan 2009

The mayor’s decision to allow an 18-month trial of motorbikes in bus lanes prompted LCC to launch Bus Lane Watch, an awareness and monitoring campaign.To launch the campaign, LCC volunteers donned panto dame costumes in front of City Hall and show...

Government launches national anti-obesity campaign Published: 12:00am 02 Jan 2009

The government has launched a nationwide anti-obesity campaign for 2009 called Change4Life.A 90-second cartoon advert (click below to watch it) by award-winning Wallace & Gromit animators forms the centrepiece of the £75 million marketing effo...

One-third of drivers admit using mobile phones on the roadPublished: 12:00am 02 Jan 2009

Many drivers in the UK still use mobile phones while driving, despite tougher penalties introduced over the last two years.93% of respondents to a survey by What Car? magazine said they had seen someone driving using a mobile in the past week, whi...

Nominations open for London Cycling Awards 2009Published: 12:00am 01 Jan 2009

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TfL launches its workplace cycle challengePublished: 12:00am 01 Jan 2009

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Christmas Day video message to the mayor Published: 12:00am 25 Dec 2008

London Cycling Campaign sent a Christmas Day video message to Mayor Boris Johnson, reminding him of the importance of keeping cycling high on the transport agenda in 2009.The three-minute video features clips of chief executive Koy Thomson, LCC me...

Charity ride listingsPublished: 12:00am 20 Dec 2008

It's never too early to start thinking about future cycling adventures, so check out our charity ride listings for 2009.

Contribute to London cycling-shopping guidePublished: 05:31pm 12 Dec 2008

Love your area? Love it enough to share it with fellow Londoners?LCC has teamed up with Independent London to help them create cycle shopping trails in local areas of London for their next guide to be published in 2009.They're suggesting you send ...

LCC meets minister to discuss lorry dangersPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

London Cycling Campaign HGV group representatives visited Road Safety Minister Jim Fitzpatrick to discuss the implementation of the EU Directives designed to make London lorries less dangerous to cyclists.The meeting was a response to the high pro...

Your chance to respond to mayor's Way To Go policy documentPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

There has been a mixed reaction from cyclists to the mayor's policy preview document Way To Go, which maps out the current administration's plans for transport in the capital. Anyone can email in their comments by 16th January to waytogo@london.go...

London Cyclist magazine seeks new editorPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

After over two years in charge, Lyn Eyb, the editor of London Cyclist magazine, is moving overseas.Therefore, LCC is looking for a new freelance editor to take the helm of its popular members' magazine.For more details about the magazine and to do...

Motorbikes in bus lanes trial despite oppositionPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

Transport for London is going ahead with an 18-month trial allowing motorbikes in red-route bus lanes from 5th January.More than 4000 LCC members signed a petition asking the mayor to reconsider the measure. LCC thanks those who signed for their s...

Second round of 2009 community funding opensPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

The second window for applications for community cycling projects is about to open, from 16 to 27 March 2009.The grants are allocated by LCC, funded by the Active Travel Consortium and Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFfL).Community groups tha...