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Second year of additional community fundingPublished: 11:00pm 1 April 2008

Since 2008, LCC has been channelling funding from the Active Travel Consortium (ATC) into community cycling projects.These fund allocations act as match funding with the established Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFfL) helping to bring more a...

LCC says well done TfL for Fresnel lenses campaign, but Government must move faster on implementing EU safety mirrors legislationPublished: 11:00pm 30 March 2008

London Cycling Campaign says well done to Transport for London, who have distributed 10,000 safety lenses for lorry drivers as part of a campaign to help cut collisions between cyclists and heavy goods vehicles.The lenses stick on to the passenger...

Londoners in the lead at the World Track ChampionshipsPublished: 12:00am 28 March 2008

Congratulations to Team GB on their spectacular performance at the UNI Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester. The men’s team, led by London’s Bradley Wiggins, set a gold-medal winning record time of 3 minutes 56.322 seconds in the 4000m ...

LCC groups in Southwark and Lambeth organise GLA transport hustingsPublished: 12:00am 28 March 2008

LCC local groups Lambeth Cyclists and Southwark Cyclists will be holding a transport hustings meeting on Tuesday 8th April, in advance of the Greater London Assembly elections on 1st May.The groups are inviting all the main candidates for the GLA ...

Vote for Cycling on May 1stPublished: 12:00am 27 March 2008

Use the link on the right to download an article from the current issue of London Cyclist on the mayoral elections, featuring the four main candidates' responses to LCC's cycling manifesto.On May the 1st we are voting for the kind of London we wan...

Community Cycling Fund for London update: grants awarded and second round informationPublished: 12:00am 26 March 2008

A total of £90,484 has been allocated to community groups and projects throughout London in the first 2008 funding round from the Community Cycle Fund for London (CCfL), provided by Transport for London and the Active Travel Consortium (funded by ...

Sheldon Brown Memorial Ride, Sunday 6th AprilPublished: 12:00am 25 March 2008

A ride through central London to commemorate legendary bike mechanic Sheldon Brown, who sadly passed away on February 3rd, 2008, will take place on Sunday 6th April.The ride has been organised by members of the London Fixed Gear and Single-Speed f...

Boris Johnson's cycle policy must try harderPublished: 12:00am 4 March 2008

In their first assessment of Boris Johnson’s Transport Manifesto, London Cycling Campaign said Boris Johnson must try harder if he is to win over London cyclists.Koy Thomson, LCC’s Chief Executive, said “Boris Johnson has said that he would go for...

Cycling centre stage in electoral campaign as Mayor unveils new programmePublished: 12:00am 11 February 2008

Ken Livingstone has placed cycling high on the Mayoral election agenda with promises for 12 cycling super-highways, a mass Parisian-style cycle scheme and cycle friendly zones in outer boroughs.London Cycling Campaign welcomes the step-change in p...

Valentines Day Cycle Fashion ShowPublished: 12:00am 1 February 2008

As part of London Fashion Week, East London’s Columbia Road will be transformed from Flower Market to High Fashion Catwalk on Thursday, 14 February, with a 'Wheels & Heels' cycle fashion show hosted by Hackney Council and Tower Hamlets Council...

LCC Audiovisual GroupPublished: 12:00am 30 January 2008

A new group seeks members to be involved in the production of audio visual materials such as videos, audio recordings and photographs that LCC would use to publicise and increase the impact of their campaigns.Working groups would get together for ...

20 mph must cover all streets under mayoral controlPublished: 12:00am 22 January 2008

The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, will at his weekly press conference today (22 January 2008) announce details of his proposed budget for improving London’s environment and maintaining London’s contribution to tackling climate change – includi...

£140 million Government support for cycling welcomed by London Cycling CampaignPublished: 12:00am 21 January 2008

Ruth Kelly, Secretary of State for Transport, has announced that the Government will be investing £140 million over the next three years to boost cycling nationally.The funding will be administered by Cycling England, the body set up by the Govern...

Cars should carry a health warning, says John WhiteleggPublished: 12:00am 12 January 2008

An article published in Wednesday 9th January's edition of the Guardian byJohn Whitelegg, professor of sustainable development at York University's Stockholm Environment Institute, claims that a person driving to work or doing the school run by ca...

LCC's Mayoral and London Assembly Manifesto 2008Published: 12:00am 9 January 2008

LCC's mayoral manifesto has been sent to the 2008 candidates for the London mayoral elections. The candidates' responses will be published in the April/May edition of LCC's magazine, London Cyclist, which goes out to all LCC members. If you're not...