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JustGiving makes raising money easyPublished: 11:00pm 1 September 2008

Raising money for or donating to London Cycling Campaign is now easier than ever using the LCC JustGiving web space.If you're competing in an event, such as a sponsored bike ride, it's now really easy to create a personalised web page that means f...

British Cycling page on FacebookPublished: 11:00pm 19 August 2008

Nowadays, anyone who’s anyone is on Facebook (LCC is too), so it’s good to see British Cycling has now joined the social networking fray.The official body of British cycling and sponsors Sky Sports have set up a fan page on Facebook for all cyclin...

Londoners add to Olympic medal haulPublished: 11:00pm 18 August 2008

Cycling Londoners have played a large part in Britain’s outstanding medal haul at the Beijing Olympics.Bradley Wiggins, pictured above training at the Herne Hill velodrome earlier this year, grew up in Maida Vale. He added to his medals from Athen...

It's time to create regular Freewheel eventsPublished: 11:00pm 12 August 2008

London Freewheel 2008 was declared a tremendous success by all involved after 50,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities packed central London's traffic-free streets.LCC chief executive Koy Thomson said, "This event just goes to show that if y...

LCC volunteer success in Hackney Published: 11:00pm 22 July 2008

Cycle enthusiasts turned out in force on behalf of LCC to volunteer at the Tour de Hackney on Sunday 18th August 2008.Under occasionally bright sunshine, Hackney enjoyed its first borough-wide free cycling event, part of the week-long Shoreditch F...

Plans for Parliament Square piazza shelvedPublished: 11:00pm 14 July 2008

Plans to transform Parliament Square into a pedestrianised piazza in time for the Olympics have been shelved by Boris Johnson. The Mayor's office said he was reviewing the proposals amid concern that closing off streets would cause jams. Under the...

LCC comment on cyclist's conviction over fatalityPublished: 11:00pm 13 July 2008

Most of the press and media have covered the conviction and sentencing of a cyclist who ran into and killed a teenager in Buckingham.  Jason Howard was fined £2000 plus costs on conviction for dangerous cycling.London Cycling Campaign has worked f...

HGV awareness days in Richmond ParkPublished: 11:00pm 24 June 2008

A series of cyclist/HGV awareness days took place in Richmond Park to highlight the potential dangers of heavy goods vehicles to cyclists and pedestrians.The events, organised by the Metropolitan Police along with MAN UK and DHL, gave people the o...

Fashion2Ride cycle fashion showPublished: 4:00pm 20 June 2008

Over the last 6 months 8 pupils from Charter Secondary school have been taking part in the Bike It Fashion2Ride project, which has been developed by the sustainable transport charity, Sustrans with support from Transport for London and Southwark B...

London cycling crosses the half millionPublished: 11:00pm 18 June 2008

LCC welcomes the growth in cycling to more than half a million cycle journeys made in London every day and Mayoral commitment to support this with an increase in investment for cycling.Transport for London (TfL) this week released figures which sh...

London's Bike Week Giveaway, June 14 -22Published: 11:00pm 13 June 2008

London’s cyclists are inviting all Londoners to dozens of free guided bike rides, special events, zero cost bike repair sessions and fun festivals. More than a hundred events in London are being planned.Volunteers from London Cycling Campaign are ...

Encourage your MP to attend the MPs Bike RidePublished: 11:00pm 21 May 2008

This year’s MPs’ Bike Ride is taking place on Tuesday 10th June and all MPs and Members of the House of Lords are invited. Participants will be able to observe or take part in a short session of cycle training in Lambeth.We’re asking LCC supporter...

It's official: Boris wants to more than treble cycling in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 14 May 2008

London Cycling Campaign welcomes London Mayor Boris Johnson’s formal declaration of his determination to boost cycling in London more than threefold, giving it a share of all journeys that is above 5% - more than 1.7 million journeys per day.  Res...

Jon Snow to speak at Islington Cyclists' AGMPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2008

Jon Snow, North London cyclist and Channel 4 newscaster, will be guest speaker at the Islington Cyclists' Action Group (ICAG) Annual General Meeting on Wednesday May 14th at 7.30pm at Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, N1 2UD.An open question and ...

Leading London Assembly Candidate responses to the LCC cycling manifestoPublished: 11:00pm 27 April 2008

Several local LCC groups, and LCC centrally, invited leading London Assembly candidates to respond tothe LCC Cycling Manifesto and additional questions on cycling. You can read the letter (which local groups had the opportunity to adapt) plus resp...