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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 ...

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.

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...

Networking event for CCFfL projectsPublished: 11:00pm 23 Apr 2009

Over 30 project leaders and representatives of cycling organisations attended the community cycling networking event on 20th May.Gathering at the Dragon Hall in Holborn, attendees were given the opportunity to meet fellow cyclists, learn more abou...

LCC-backed cycling on prescription project to expandPublished: 10:50am 23 Apr 2009

An LCC-backed pilot project in Tower Hamlets offering 'cycling on prescription' is so successful it could soon be expanded.The project, which has been running since spring 2008, has seen GPs at St Stephen's Health Centre in Bow using the health be...

LCC supports left turns on red as part of permeability pushPublished: 11:00pm 16 Apr 2009

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LCC has welcomed the mayor's proposed law change that could see cyclists allowed to turn left at red traffic lights in London.However, LCC doesn't consider it a soluti...

Southwark Cyclists win £1.5 million for local cycle improvementsPublished: 11:00pm 16 Apr 2009

Hard work by the local LCC group in Southwark has ended with a major victory, earning nearly £1 million of new funding for cycle and disability access improvements in the Rotherhithe area.For the full story, follow the link below.

Evidence suggests two 2008 cyclist deaths caused by lack of lorry mirrorsPublished: 11:00pm 15 Apr 2009

Evidence relating to two 2008 cyclist-HGV fatalities has shown that properly fitted safety mirrors might have prevented both deaths.Class 6 mirrors, which are compulsory on new lorries, allows lorry drivers to see the area in front of their cab wh...

LCC criticises government for lack of action on lorry mirrorsPublished: 11:00pm 15 Apr 2009

London Cycling Campaign has criticised Road Safety Minister Jim Fitzpatrick for failing to implement measures to protect vulnerable road users from lorries.In a letter to LCC this week, the minister confirmed he has no plans to speed up the fittin...

Crucial bike parking victory for London cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 29 Mar 2009

Bikes parked on railings could have been under threat if the proposed law had been passedLCC and cyclists are celebrating victory against legislation that could have seriously undermined the growth of cycling in the capital. A proposed law that co...

Train company pilots folding-bike hire scheme at WaterlooPublished: 12:00am 02 Mar 2009

Brian Souter of Stagecoach and Will Butler-Adams of Brompton at Waterloo stationSouth-West trains have launched the pilot for a new bike hire scheme operating out of Waterloo station.During February, March and April in 2009, first-class season-tic...

Evening Standard newspaper gets serious about cyclingPublished: 12:00am 02 Mar 2009

The London Evening Standard is pushing cycling further into the media spotlight with the launch of its new Cycle City blog.The blog features regularly updated cycling news and comment written mainly by senior ES journalists Andrew Gilligan, Andrew...

All Ability Cycling guide and film launch successPublished: 12:00am 02 Mar 2009

LCC community cycling officer Rosie Tharp launches the 2009 All Ability Cycling GuideOn 26 February 2009 the London Cycling Campaign launched the latest All Ability Cycling Guide.The event at the Roxy cinema-bar in SE1 also saw the premiere of Go ...

LCC member discount for first ever City & Guilds in bike maintenancePublished: 12:00am 02 Mar 2009

LCC members have been offered a £50 discount for the first ever City & Guilds bike maintenance course run by the Bike Doctor.Students referred to the course via the LCC-administred Community Cycling Fund for London (see the link on the right) ...