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Cycle trainer funded through LCC teams up with NHSPublished: 11:00pm 7 July 2009

Pedal4Health, an organisation founded with help from the LCC community team, is providing Wandsworth NHS with 10 weeks of cycle training for families in Roehampton.A programme of training and introductory rides are part of the Wheel Thing scheme a...

LCC advises the mayor how to plan for a truly liveable cityPublished: 11:00pm 5 July 2009

photo 5000 people live carfree in the sustainable suburb of Vauban in Freiburg, Germany  A flagship car-free property development should be built in London to show the public that living car-free can be a benefit, not a burden.This is one of the k...

Cycle safety passport spreads key campaign messagesPublished: 9:54am 3 July 2009

LCC launched a cyclist safety ‘passport’ this month encouraging people to get involved with campaigns around three key issues on London’s roads.Lorry safety, speeding traffic and promoting more confident cyclists have been identified as key to cyc...

Community team launches news sectionPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

photo Pupils at the Harefield Academy in Uxbridge enjoy cycle trainingThe LCC community team, running over 50 cycling projects among difficult-to-reach groups in London, has launched a news section.Follow the link below to keep in touch with happe...

Cycle Highways must tackle major obstacles to favour cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 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 ...

Win a pair of tickets to Tour de France stage playPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

Fill in the form at the bottom of the page for your chance to win one of five pairs of tickets to this new stage play about the Tour de France. Please state the date you'd like to attend. Competition closes 5pm Friday 10 July.The play is showing a...

British Waterways uses giant 'hole' to slow down cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 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...

Cyclists demonstrate against CPS and driver apathyPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 2009

photo The driver of the lorry that killed a cyclist in Greenwich in May 2009 has never come forwardAround 30 London cyclists, including representatives from LCC, assembled and then handed in a statement of protest (see below) at the Crown Prosecut...

New cycle-friendly minister in Department for TransportPublished: 11:00pm 2 July 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 ...

Freewheel is back as Mayor of London's SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 1 July 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...

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

Mayor of London's SkyridePublished: 11:00pm 30 June 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...