Everything tagged with public health

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign and NHS Greenwich bike loan scheme

Last year, London Cycling Campaign and On Your Bike teamed up with NHS Greenwich Greenwich Public Health and Wellbeing Team to deliver a new scheme aimed to help get more people cycling. Read more about the scheme here. The hugely succesful...

Blog post: NICE ideas to make the UK a healthier place by encouraging cycling and walking

LCC campaigner Susie Morrow helped formulate new national guidelines to promote walking and cycling During 2012, I was one of two ‘community members’ working with the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to p...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign and NHS Greenwich launch ‘bikes for health’ for local residents

The London Cycling Campaign’s Cycling Projects team has joined forces with NHS Greenwich and On Your Bike to provide inexpensive loan bikes to residents in an effort to improve public health, reduce congestion and save people money. Altho...

Blog post: Motoring taxes would have to triple to cover costs to society, says new think tank report

Motoring taxes fail to cover two-thirds of the costs imposed on society by motor vehicle use, according to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), which calls for an end to delays in fuel duty increases. Rejecting any...