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Appeal for witnesses to cyclist fatalityPublished: 11:00pm 08 May 2009

photo Hundreds of cyclists took part in a dignified memorial ride for Eilidh Cairns in March of this yearFamily and friends of Eilidh Cairns, the cyclist killed in a collision with a lorry in Notting Hill in February, are appealing for witnesses.T...

LCC hands out £200k to London community cycling projectsPublished: 11:49am 28 Apr 2009

Nearly 50 community cycling groups in London are expected to receive a total of up to £200k in funding after months of hard work from LCC's community cycling team.Since the funding window opened in December 2008, LCC has processed over 100 applica...

Camden Cyclists upgrade online route-planning facilityPublished: 11:00pm 27 Apr 2009

A new route-planning feature has been added to the Camden Cycling Campaign's online mapping system (see the link on the right). Visitors to the site can use the 'Plan A Route' button at the top of the window on any of the maps linked from the page...

Transport for London promoting cycling to businessesPublished: 11:00pm 27 Apr 2009

Transport for London has launched a new scheme aimed at businesses to help them encourage employees to walk or cycle to work.The message is that employeessave money on fuel and public transport costsare happier and healthier and take fewer sick da...

Richmond borough welcomes £4.5 million cycling boostPublished: 11:00pm 27 Apr 2009

Residents of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames are celebrating winning a £4.5m sustainable transport grant, much of which will be spent on cycling projects.Smarter Travel Richmond, a joint venture between TfL and Richmond council, is a th...

Lords parking victory spoke cardPublished: 11:00pm 27 Apr 2009

To celebrate victory in the Lords, LCC produced this spoke card to distribute to cyclists in London.The card explains how LCC quashed a potential law allowing councils to remove bikes from railings and lamp posts (see the link on the right).The ca...

20mph on bridges will save lives and money says DfTPublished: 11:00pm 27 Apr 2009

A report from the Department for Transport says 20mph speed limits on London's bridges would save lives and money.
The report, which remained unpublished until the LCC campaigns team demanded its release, backs LCC's calls for improved safety o...

Politicians back widespread 20mph speed limits in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 27 Apr 2009

Both the national government and the London Assembly are backing an expansion of 20mph speed limits in London.The Transport Committee of the London Assembly has published a report (download it on the right) supporting extended borough-wide trials ...

Saddle up for autism with the National Autistic SocietyPublished: 11:00pm 26 Apr 2009

Saddle up for autism this summer, and join the National Autistic Society's new Racecourse Bike Ride on 12 July 2009.This one-day cycling challenge, exclusive to the NAS, starts and finishes at Epsom Downs Racecourse.Riders can choose whether to fo...

Paris bike-hire scheme shows London the way forwardPublished: 11:00pm 26 Apr 2009

The mayor has confirmed May 2010 as the launch date for the London bike-hire scheme. Planning applications for the docking stations have gone to the boroughs, and a sponsor for the scheme is also being sought.Showing the vast potential for the sch...

Your chance to submit a motion to the AGMPublished: 11:00pm 26 Apr 2009

Now is the time for members to submit motions for LCC's annual general meeting to help decide our future direction.Motions relating to LCC policy should be considered by the Campaigns Committee, as laid down in the AGM Standing Orders (copy availa...

LCC secures deal with Met Police for donated bikesPublished: 11:00pm 23 Apr 2009

LCC has recently secured an agreement from the Metropolitan Police whereby abandoned bikes in their possession, the owners of which cannot be traced, will be released to LCC for use in community projects.Pool bikes for community groupsSome police ...

Bike Week in June is Britain's biggest festival of cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 23 Apr 2009

Bike Week is the UK’s biggest national cycling event with participants ranging from dedicated commuter cyclists to absolute beginners.From 13th to 21st June, organised rides, challenges and many other bike-related activities take place throughout ...

Community project back on track after bike theftPublished: 11:00pm 23 Apr 2009

When a successful community project in Hammersmith and Fulham had its bikes stolen, it could have been the end of the cyclepathHowever, thanks to help from LCC and the support of cycling friends in London, the project was soon back on track.The br...

LCC launches 50% spring membership offerPublished: 11:00pm 23 Apr 2009

LCC has launched a spring membership offer that gives you a great incentive to sign up a friend too, and get 50% off.For full details, follow the link below.