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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

London's Cycling Awards 2006Published: 11:00pm 05 Aug 2006

The deadline for nominations has now passed, so make sure you don't miss the awards ceremony at this year's AGM. The categories this year are:Best Cycle FacilityBest Community Cycling InitiativeBest Cycling Initiative for Young People or Children ...

LCC Annual General MeetingPublished: 11:00pm 05 Aug 2006

LCC's AGM is taking place on Wednesday 22 November 2006. The date for nominations and motions has now passed.This year's AGM will concentrate on the theme of women and cycling. Our all-female celebrity panel will put forward their ideas and sugges...

Critical Mass cyclist wins judicial review against Met PolicePublished: 11:00pm 26 Jun 2006

The High Court today (Tuesday 27th June) upheld a legal challenge to the Metropolitan Police brought by Friends of the Earth’s Rights & Justice Centre on behalf of Critical Mass cyclist Des Kay.Kay had challenged the Met’s claim that London’s ...

Tour of Britain in London - Get involvedPublished: 11:00pm 07 Jun 2006

This year’s Tour of Britain is coming to London on Sunday 3rd of September. Organisers British Cycling are looking for volunteers to marshall the start, finish and throughout the course.  This years world champion Tom Boonen of Belgium is going to...

Bike Week Published: 11:00pm 07 Jun 2006

Free Rides, Free Maps and Free Booklets – London celebrates Bike Week LCC is offering new cyclists free guided rides, free booklets on cycling and free cycling maps throughout National Bike Week from 17 - 25 June. Cyclists will be given the chance...

Eastway Circuit Consultation Published: 11:00pm 18 Apr 2006

Campaigners from the Eastway Users Group are  celebrating the decision by the London Development Agency  about where to re-locate Eastway Cycle Circuit.The LDA has changed its mind about its preferred site for the re-location after 83% of users wh...

Wandsworth Campaigner nominated for National AwardPublished: 11:00pm 05 Apr 2006

Local campaigner Susie Morrow has been nominated for the prestigious Sheila McKechnie Foundation awards.  The awards which are in their inaugural year were set up to recognise excellence and innovation in campaigning and to help support those who ...

Secure cycle parking at Finsbury ParkPublished: 12:00am 23 Mar 2006

Commuters in North London will have the chance to cut their journey times from tomorrow when the Capital's biggest staffed cycle park opens in Finsbury Park.Cycling is one of the quickest ways to get around the Capital and the new Finsbury Park Cy...

2006 London Cycle Community Grants Published: 12:00am 21 Mar 2006

The Cycle London Promotion partnership Community Grants Scheme 2006 has now been launched.How much is available?Community groups can apply for up to £5,000 for cycling projects that will encourage, support and promote cycling in their community. W...