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Londoners show the way to fight obesity Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

More Cycling is the Solution to Obesity Epidemic says Health Select Committee – Opportunity for London. The House of Commons Health Select Committee makes the following statement in its report on obesity (p.116).“If the Government were to achieve ...

London cycling conference: fully booked Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Information for conference delegates and pressDue to unprecedented demand, the conference is now fully booked and we are unable to accept more bookings.Conference delegate packs have been mailed to delegates. If you have registered but not receive...

The Tour of Britain in London Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

The Tour of Britain returned after an absence of five years. Sixteen of the world's top professional cycling teams raced for five stages across Britain. The five stages were in the North West, through Yorkshire, the East Midlands, South Wales, and...

Vulnerable road users need greater consideration Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

LCC says vulnerable roadusers, such as people on bicycles, need greater consideration in a Greater London Assembly Transport Committee Inquiry. Amongst the measures LCC thinks will make road safer for people on bicycles are:20mph speed limit HGV b...

Ignorant Cyclists! Ignorant Lorry Drivers!Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone has launched a road safety campaign aimed at Commercial Goods Vehicles and cyclists. In partnership with LCC and the Freight Transport Association, the key message of the campaign is  to think about the dangers and be safe.Ma...

LCC Briefing on the draft European Insurance DirectivePublished: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

The factsThe EU proposals only relate to insurance, not to the underlying legal position in relation to liability. The proposals state that any driver has to have a minimum amount of cover in relation to certain eventualities, including causing pe...

London Cycling Awards Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

This years winners were presented by Debborah Moggach, cycling author and screenwriter; David Begg, Transport Consultant; Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent for The Times; and Philip Darnton, Chair of the National Cycling Strategy Board.The full...

Put up more bike stands instead of impounding cycles Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

LCC Press Release - 29th November 2004
Bike owners will find their bikes disappearing from streets and the locks destroyed without compensation if a new bill sponsored by London Boroughs and Transport for London gets through parliament.
And it w...

European directive to make drivers pay Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the European Commission proposals to make drivers responsible for collisions. Under the proposals there will be a presumption that large vehicles are responsible for collisions with smaller and the onus will be the...

Win one of 20 tickets to Cycle 2002 Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

What’s Cycle 2002?Cycle 2002 is a new exhibition taking place at the Business Design Centre, London; Friday 27-Sunday 29 September, 10am-6pm (except Sunday 10am-4pm).The show will feature all the current and "soon-to-be-available" develo...

Cycling Oscars announced Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Competition was incredibly tough for this year's LCC Awards, which were announced on Saturday 2 November.John Biggs from the Greater London Assembly and Chair of the Transport Committee presented the awards and praised the range and quality of the...

Join LCC and win a Powabyke Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

(picture to go in here)The electric Powabyke is designed to bring the benefits of traditional cycling without the effort. A battery driven-motor powers the bike, so no pedalling is necessary to get from A to B. Alternatively, a power-assist mode i...

Ken launches LCC's All Ability Cycling Group Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone is to launch the London Cycling Campaign’s All Abilities Cycling Group on Tuesday 25 March. Cycles available for trying at the launch will include hand-cycles, tandems, recumbent cycles, the Duet wheelchair/cycle and side-by-...

LCN and Cycling in London Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Review of cycling in LondonMany will already know about our campaign success late 2001. LCC successfully lobbied - through its groups, members, activists, friends and contacts  - Ken Livingstone to restore an £8million budget for cycling in London...

Police catch moped muggers Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Following a spate of attacks on cyclists in recent weeks, the Metropolitan Police mounted a successful operation to catch the culprits on 25 January.Cyclists and their luggage had become a target for youngsters riding mopeds on two roads in Isling...