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Sizzling summer savings on family membershipPublished: 11:00pm 02 Jul 2009

You can now extend your Individual LCC membership to your whole family for only £12.Family membership usually costs £55, so you make great savings, while your family receives the same fantastic money-saving benefits and insurance cover as you.And ...

British Waterways uses giant 'hole' to slow down cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 02 Jul 2009

photo A painting of a hole in the towpath was used to slow down cyclists in IslingtonBritish Waterways used a novel method to encourage cyclists to slow down on the Regents Canal towpath during Bike Week.A giant hole was painted on a canvass on th...

New cycle-friendly minister in Department for TransportPublished: 11:00pm 02 Jul 2009

photo New Minister of State for Transport Sadiq Khan poses on his bicycleCyclists welcomed the appointment of Sadiq Khan MP as Minister of State for Transport this month following his involvement with an LCC cycling project.Mr Khan, Labour MP for ...

Cycle Highways must tackle major obstacles to favour cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 02 Jul 2009

photo TfL's Cycle Highway team takes notes as LCC route experts contribute their viewsA massive effort is required to turn the proposed Cycle Highways into cycle-friendly routes, according to LCC staff and volunteers who inspected the routes this ...

Freewheel is back as Mayor of London's SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 01 Jul 2009

photo LCC volunteers send Boris Johnson a message at Freewheel 2008Freewheel is back on Sunday 20 September 2009, renamed the Mayor of London's Skyride. LCC is looking for volunteers to help lead rides and help marshal the event.The event takes pl...

Mayor of London's SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2009

The third annual London Skyride, formerly known as Freewheel, is only a few months away! The popular cycling event that brought 50,000 people to ride in traffic-free streets last year is happening again this year on 20th September.What is it?The S...

Additional checks to the already required CRB checks to be phased in in 2010Published: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2009

Independent Safeguarding Authority to provide extra protection for children and vulnerable adultsFrom this October extra security will be in place as the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) will work alongside the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB...

A day with Bromley CyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2009

The Bigfoot Hayes and Penge Go Ride project in the London Borough of Bromley successfully applied for funding from the Community Cycling Fund for London early in 2009.Although the project only started up in spring this year, it continues to exceed...

Redbridge Movers and Shakers RidePublished: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2009

In a bid to positively influence the community, Redbridge Cycling Campaign has been working with high profile individuals as role models to set an example and to encourage and promote cycling.How does it work?The project culminated in the Movers a...

Sports Minister visits school funded via LCC community teamPublished: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2009

Harefield Academy secondary school in Hillington receives grant funding from the Community Cycling Fund for London run by LCC.The Academy provides cycle training to secondary schools, and also takes part in a back-to-cycling initiative. This inclu...

£5 million for rail cycle parking but London needs morePublished: 11:00pm 25 Jun 2009

photo Some bikes have actually been piled on top of others here at Paddington station£5 million is being allocated to the capital's rail stations to improve cycle parking.The new Transport Minister, Lord Adonis, undertook a guided ride of London's...

Appeal for witnesses to Oval fatal collision in JunePublished: 11:00pm 24 Jun 2009

photo A lorry's safety mirror, one of many measures demanded to make London's streets safer for cyclistsThe husband of Catriona Cockburn, the cyclist killed in a collision with an HGV outside the Oval tube station in June 2009, has issued the fol...

Bromley Cyclists' Parks and RidePublished: 11:00pm 21 Jun 2009

As part of Bike Week 2009, Bromley Cyclists organised a ride around the local parks.The ride was well attended as you can tell from the picture above. One family attended together with their son. One of the parents hadn't cycled in years and the o...

Bike Week 2009 - 13th to 21st JunePublished: 11:00pm 21 Jun 2009

What is Bike Week?Every year Lime Light Sports organise Bike Week, a nationwide mass participation cycling event. Thousands of people participate in a roster of events.This year, Bike Week focused on families and getting active with the theme, “Ge...

Employers must influence lorry safetyPublished: 11:00pm 12 Jun 2009

LCC is pushing, along with the families and employers of some of the recent cyclist fatalities, for companies to play their part in improving lorry safety.Follow the link below to see how you can help.