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New Scheme to reunite stolen bikes with their owners Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

What is this initiative?The Metropolitan Police in partnership with the Tower Hamlets Market Inspectors have been working for a number of months seizing suspected stolen pedal cycles from illegal street traders in Brick Lane Market, in order that ...

Bicycle voted as best invention Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

For the second year running, the bicycle has won this national survey of the people's favourite inventions. Professor Wolff's praise of the bicycle followed a vote prompted by this year's Reith Lectures, 'The Trumph of Technology'. Out of over 4,5...

LCC presses for Action following Post-Blackfriars Review Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

Transport for London must take urgent action in the wake of a major review of its procedures on road schemes and cycling provision.The independent review by the Transport Research Laboratory for TfL lists 35 recommendations for improvements in TfL...

A Cyclists' Manifesto Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

With a General Election being a distinct possibility this year, cycle campaign groups have jointly called for actions at a national level for the new government to promote cycling.Cycling is fast, fun, keeps you fit and it is free (well almost!). ...

National Cycling Project Awards 2005 Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

These awards aim to raise awareness of successful schemes or projects that are making a positive contribution to cycling. They are jointly run by CTC, the national cyclists' organisation and the CCN, the federation of cycle campaign groups.This ye...

Waltham Forest are Cycling Award Winners Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

Waltham Forest Council beat off tough competition from other boroughs including Ealing and Lambeth and the Royal Parks Partnership to scoop this prestigious award. The results were announced at an awards ceremony held at Hilton Park Lane Hotel, Lo...

Bike Week 11th - 19th June 2005 Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

LCC is organising more than 100 events across the capital to celebrate cycling during Bike Week. Visit the Bike Week website for details of all these events.The flagship event for 2005 is BikeFest. This festival is to take place in Trafalgar Squar...

TfL urges Londoners to cycle Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

On Monday 18th April TfL launched a new campaign to get Londoners out on their bikes. They have commissioned three 'infocommercials' which will be shown on ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 for two weeks from 18th April. These one minute films feature ...

Velodrome and velo-park funding confirmed Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

The redevelopment of the Eastway site will be part of London's 'pre-build' for the Olympics. If the London bid fails some of the planned facilities will never be built. British Cycling is jubilant that the velodrome is a guaranteed construction pr...

LCC wins Liveable City Award Published: 11:00pm 23 Aug 2006

The London Cycling Campaign has won the Liveable City Highly  Commended Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to Traffic Reduction and Transport Management.Presenting the award on behalf of the Corporation of London, Jonathan Porrit...

Tour of Britain Published: 11:00pm 22 Aug 2006

Make a date in your diary for Sunday 3rd September. That's the day the Tour of Britain comes to town with a brand new 80km route taking in London's key landmarks.New routeStarting in Greenwich Park, some of the world's top pro cyclists will then r...

Make the Highway Code fair for CyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 22 Aug 2006

LCC believes that cyclists should be allowed to judge whether or not to use cycling facilities, including cycle lanes. This is because cyclists have the same entitlement to use the roads as motorists and cycle facilities may be poorly-designed or ...

Cycle registration could halt cycle growth in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 13 Aug 2006

An unworkable scheme to register cycles in London and fit them with number plates could bring the welcome growth in London cycling to a sharp halt. Mayor of London proposes registering cyclistsThe scheme was proposed by Ken Livingstone, Mayor of L...

Massive Turnout for London Bike Week Published: 11:00pm 10 Aug 2006

National Bike Week organisers say that across Britain Bike Week had 1,626 events registered by 1,125 organisers. According to the figures provided by local organisers, there were approximately over quarter of a million participants.A brief sample ...

Launch of Jagonari Cycles project Published: 11:00pm 08 Aug 2006

Fifteen local Bengali women in Tower Hamlets became the first to benefit from a new bicycle training project called "Jagonari Cycles".The women, all relatively novice on two wheels, will receive free training and access to a pool of bike...