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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...

LCC opposes blanket rush-hour banPublished: 11:00pm 02 Sep 2008

LCC has told rail operator London Overground that it needs to be more flexible to ensure commuters using bicycles have better access to trains.The north London rail operator has a blanket ban on its network between 7am and 10am, and again from 4pm...

Redbridge Cycle Centre opensPublished: 11:00pm 02 Sep 2008

Just a few days after Britain's amazing cycle successes at the Olympics, London's biggest cycle centre was opened to the public. The £4.5 million Redbridge Cycling Centre, a 2km circuit near Hainault, costs £3.50 for members of the public to use, ...

LCC boss presents Tour of Britain trophyPublished: 11:00pm 01 Sep 2008

Sunday 7th September saw the Tour of Britain Stage One start in the capital. Transport for London Commission for Transport Peter Hendy waved the Union Jack to start the 53-mile Stage One of the Tour of Britain.Koy Thomson, chief executive of LCC, ...