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Training workshops to boost CCFL's community cycling projects Published: 03:38pm 29 Jan 2014

This week, project leaders, staff and volunteers of this year’s Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) projects attended the first session of a programme of training workshops funded by Transport for London and organised by the Lond...

Victory for London Cycling Campaign as Mayor agrees to 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars and London BridgesPublished: 03:14pm 29 Jan 2014

After years of campaigning by the London Cycling Campaign and many others, the Mayor Boris Johnson has finally agreed to a 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars Bridge, as well as across London Bridge.
An 18-month trial expected to start soon will s...

London Cycling Campaign link up with innocent to start a Chain of GoodPublished: 12:20pm 29 Jan 2014

Keep your eyes peeled as you’re biking around London over the next couple of weeks as smoothie kings, innocent, are hitting the streets. They’ll be dotted around the capital ready to brighten up people’s days with pop-up musica...

Enjoy a discount on a Yoga for Cyclists Workshop with your LCC membership Published: 04:58pm 28 Jan 2014

We love riding our bikes around the capital, but some of these trips might leave your heart racing. What better way to experience some peace and calm than with a yoga workshop? and even better - it's for cyclists!
For over 12 years, Nikita Akilap...

Cycling and ArtPublished: 12:43pm 28 Jan 2014

Anne-Sophie Cochevelou is a young designer and recent graduate with an MA in Performance Practice & Design from Central St. Martin's College - having come along to one of our London by Cycle events she agreed to share her thoughts on the links...

Love makes the wheels go round: LCC & Divine Chocolate this Valentine's DayPublished: 04:51pm 27 Jan 2014

This Valentine’s Day, we have joined up with wonderful independent chocolate company, Divine, to give our supporters the chance to share their love of LCC by buying a gift membership for someone special, with a free 100g bar of delicious Div...

We support cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights but remind Mayor they alone can't make Bow roundabout safePublished: 10:20am 27 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has restated our support for the use of cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights (a Dutch example is pictured above), but has reminded the Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London that use of these lights alone c...

LCC local group meetings to decide our Space for Cycling local election campaign demandsPublished: 04:14pm 23 Jan 2014

Space for Cycling -2014 Local Elections Campaign

We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organising a hugely ambitious campaign to put safe space for cycling on the agenda of thousands o...

Bike maintenance workshop for secondary school childrenPublished: 10:43am 23 Jan 2014

 
Wednesday 15th January saw our first London Cycling Mechanics workshop of the year take place at Haydon School, Pinner. 
Our Cycling Projects team had been liaising with the school for a number of months, providing advice and as...

Successful Space for Cycling activist event in Shoreditch helps build volunteer networks and skillsPublished: 03:21pm 22 Jan 2014

On Saturday 18th January LCC hosted a Space for Cycling Activist Workshop at Amnesty UK’s Human Rights Action Centre, for members and supporters who will be helping us with our ambitious new campaign ahead of the London Local Elections.
T...

Minister for Cycling clarifies pavement cycling advice after 1057 fines in LondonPublished: 04:45pm 16 Jan 2014

Robert Goodwill, Minister for Cycling
After the Met Police's seven-week Operation Safeway to reduce lawless behaviour on the roads led to 1057 cyclists being issued with fixed penalty notices for pavement cycling the Minister for Cycling Robert ...

London Cycling Campaign encourages all Londoners to comment on Westminster Council's inadequate cycling strategyPublished: 02:04pm 16 Jan 2014

We're urging our supporters to respond to Westminster Council's consultation on its Cycling Strategy before the deadline on Monday 20 January.
At present, the strategy fails to provide a blueprint for improving the borough's inadequate cycling ...

Get your workplace up to speed with a London Cycling Workshop Published: 12:47pm 15 Jan 2014

If you're looking to inspire your organisation through cycling and engage with those already commuting by bike; or perhaps you’re an employee who would like to see cycling supported within your workplace? London Cycling Campaign’s Cycl...

Membership offers round up Published: 05:22pm 14 Jan 2014

Here's a reminder of some great discounts available to LCC members that are still running as part of our '12 Days of Christmas' offer, plus a few other recent ones that you still have time to enjoy. For full information on how ...

Cycling facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are a massively wasted opportunity, typified by the fact that the entrance is a staircasePublished: 03:05pm 10 Jan 2014

This staircase is the main western cycling entrance to the the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in NE London 
Cycle across Victoria Park, over the cycling and pedestrian bridge to Hackney Wick, down Wallis Road and you arrive at the main weste...