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Contribute to London cycling-shopping guidePublished: 05:31pm 12 Dec 2008

Love your area? Love it enough to share it with fellow Londoners?LCC has teamed up with Independent London to help them create cycle shopping trails in local areas of London for their next guide to be published in 2009.They're suggesting you send ...

LCC meets minister to discuss lorry dangersPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

London Cycling Campaign HGV group representatives visited Road Safety Minister Jim Fitzpatrick to discuss the implementation of the EU Directives designed to make London lorries less dangerous to cyclists.The meeting was a response to the high pro...

Your chance to respond to mayor's Way To Go policy documentPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

There has been a mixed reaction from cyclists to the mayor's policy preview document Way To Go, which maps out the current administration's plans for transport in the capital. Anyone can email in their comments by 16th January to waytogo@london.go...

London Cyclist magazine seeks new editorPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

After over two years in charge, Lyn Eyb, the editor of London Cyclist magazine, is moving overseas.Therefore, LCC is looking for a new freelance editor to take the helm of its popular members' magazine.For more details about the magazine and to do...

Motorbikes in bus lanes trial despite oppositionPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

Transport for London is going ahead with an 18-month trial allowing motorbikes in red-route bus lanes from 5th January.More than 4000 LCC members signed a petition asking the mayor to reconsider the measure. LCC thanks those who signed for their s...

Second round of 2009 community funding opensPublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

The second window for applications for community cycling projects is about to open, from 16 to 27 March 2009.The grants are allocated by LCC, funded by the Active Travel Consortium and Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFfL).Community groups tha...

Manchester referendum rejects congestion chargePublished: 12:00am 12 Dec 2008

Voters in Manchester have decided against the introduction of a congestion charge in the city centre.Supporters of the charge said it would free up £3 billion of investment in local public transport in compensation.It was the second setback in rec...

New Year message to BorisPublished: 03:40pm 11 Dec 2008

To mark the end of a successful year of events and campaigning, LCC has sent a video message to Boris Johnson, where you get your chance to say how you'd like to improve London for cyclists. To watch our video, follow the link on the right.

Member wins £200 by filling in our online surveyPublished: 12:00am 08 Dec 2008

Tim Mitchell, our member survey competition winnerOne lucky member who responded to our online survey has won £200 to spend at any bike shop.Tim Mitchell, a retired PR professional who lives in Tooting, posed happily one damp morning in December, ...

Cycle storage can add value to your homePublished: 12:00am 02 Dec 2008

In tough economic times, it's worth knowing that adding cycle storage to your property might help you sell it. It's now compulsory for home sellers to provide home information packs (HIPs), which include a sustainability index (from zero to six), ...

City demo allows cyclists to see the road through a lorry driver's eyesPublished: 12:00am 02 Dec 2008

The view from one the downward-facing mirrors fitted to all new HGVs, but still absent from thousands of older vehicles'Lorries aren't designed for city streets' is the impression LCC got when we were given the chance to sit inside one. The high p...

Western extension to congestion charge scrappedPublished: 12:00am 27 Nov 2008

The decision to scrap the western extension to the congestion charge zone will be bad for London, and that’s according to the mayor’s own consultation document. Congestion and pollution will rise, while revenue will decrease says the mayor's Septe...

Critical Mass wins Lords appealPublished: 12:00am 26 Nov 2008

The hundreds of cyclists who ride around central London during the impromptu Critical Mass cycle rides do not have to give advance notice to the police, the Law Lords have ruled. The rides, which start on the South Bank by the National Theatre on ...

Routes under threat as mayor slashes fundingPublished: 12:00am 21 Nov 2008

Cycle route funding for London boroughs has been slashed in half undermining the mayor’s plans to more than treble cycling levels in the capital.The London Cycling Campaign, representing the interests of thousands of cyclists, says hundreds of pla...

London Cycling Award winnersPublished: 12:00am 20 Nov 2008

Children from the Hackney Family Cycle Club at the London Cycling Awards 2008The best innovative new cycling schemes won London Cycling Awards presented at the 2008 LCC AGM at City Hall.Among the winners were: a family cycling club project that br...