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Olympic winner Nicole Cooke signs LCC petitionPublished: 11:00pm 22 Oct 2008

Olympic gold medal-winner Nicole Cooke (left) added weight to LCC's campaign for cycle-friendly streets by signing our petition at the Cycle Show.
Signing copies of her new book, Cycle For Life, Cooke happily added her name to the LCC petition ...

Successful summer for cycle volunteersPublished: 11:00pm 22 Oct 2008

The summer of 2008 broke all records for the number of people choosing to volunteer with LCC at cycling events.The increased frequency and popularity of cycling events in the capital, such as the Tour de Hackney and the second Freewheel mass ride,...

We have a winner for our custom-built Witcomb bikePublished: 11:00pm 20 Oct 2008

A lucky winner has been drawn at random from everyone who entered our competition to win a custom-built Witcomb road bike.Matthew House, from Leytonstone, is pictured with one of the special LCC-branded 80th anniversary bikes, which is a limited e...

LCC launches Supporters' membershipPublished: 11:00pm 14 Oct 2008

Supporter membership is a new way of contributing to LCC’s campaign efforts, specifically designed for those people who want to support our work, but don't require the LCC member benefits (see the list of benefits below).This type of membership co...

Speaker at AGM and accounts for 2008Published: 11:00pm 12 Oct 2008

Kulveer Ranger, the Mayor of London's director for transport policy, will speak at the LCC AGM on 19 November 2008.Before his appointment earlier this year, Kulveer was a delivery manager of the Oystercard for London in 2003. He also led commercia...

LCC in Evening Standard '1000 London influentials'Published: 11:00pm 06 Oct 2008

LCC chief executive Koy Thomson was selected as one of The 1000: London's Most Influential People, in the Evening Standard's free supplement published on Wednesday 8 October 2008.Koy Thomson said, "To be named as one of the year's influential...

Response to western extension consultationPublished: 11:00pm 01 Oct 2008

LCC has sent a formal response to the TfL public consultation on the western extension of the congestion charge zone.LCC also urged members and cyclists to make their views known to the consultation, which ended on Sunday 5 October 2008.For more i...

LCC response to DfT lorry mirror consultationPublished: 11:00pm 01 Oct 2008

The Department for Transport has told the LCC there will be no delay in implementation of new safety mirrors on lorries.European Union legislation requires lorries over 3.5 tonnes registered from 2000 to have safety mirrors fitted by 31 March 2009...

LCC Chief Executive on transport panelPublished: 11:00pm 01 Oct 2008

London Cycling Campaign's chief executive, Koy Thomson, sits on the panel of experts at a leading transport industry conference.'Delivering the Vision: Cycling and the Sustainable Door-to-Door Journey' will examine plans to further increasing cycl...

Your views on the Congestion Charge Western Extension consultationPublished: 01:36pm 29 Sep 2008

All Londoners have been invited to respond to the Consultation on the Western Extension to the congestion charge.The London Cycling Campaign will be drafting a response to the consultation after seeking the opinion of its Cycle Planning group.Howe...

30th anniversary celebrationsPublished: 11:00pm 24 Sep 2008

London Cycling Campaign – the world’s largest independent urban cycling organisation – is celebrating 30 years of lobbying to make London a more cycle-friendly city.Staff marked the occasion by revisiting the pub, the Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet...

Cycling community groups stars of Freewheel showPublished: 03:43pm 15 Sep 2008

Tough youths from warring postcodes cycling together; Asian women riding with their veils on; refugee kids separated from parents by war on restored abandoned bicycles; women fleeing domestic violence, on bikes; obese children fighting the flab wi...

Lance Armstrong out of retirementPublished: 11:00pm 08 Sep 2008

Lance Armstrong is to come out of retirement to race in his eighth Tour de France next year.The record seven-times winner, who overcame cancer to dominate the world's greatest cycle race, retired in 2005.

LCC launches retail cycle parking pushPublished: 11:00pm 07 Sep 2008

'Cycle parking is good for business'This is the message we must pass on to retailers in London.LCC has launched a major campaign to improve parking for cyclists outside London's shops.Customers and retailers can actThe campaign aims to persuade cu...

Intrepid unicyclist aiming for EverestPublished: 11:00pm 04 Sep 2008

Adventurer Steve Colligan plans to unicycle 1000km across the “Roof of the World” to enter the record books and raise funds for children in Nepal.Colligan, 47, from Manchester, will traverse the backbone of the Himalayas from Lhasa in Tibet to Kat...