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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...