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Blog post: Training workshops to boost CCFL's community cycling projects

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...

Blog post: Meet LCC's London Cycling Mechanics

LCC’s London Cycling Mechanics are a skilled and experienced team who help thousands of Londoners keep their bikes safe and roadworthy, but there’s more to this lot then first meets the eye; they’re cycling professionals at hea...

Blog post: Cycling Projects: 2013 CCFL awarded projects start turning their wheels

The Hackney Volunteer Police Cadets is one of the 21 CCFL awarded projects that are going to develop in the coming months. Tom Morris, the Volunteer Cadet Co-ordinator, explains how this project will improve the lives of the 50 cadets th...

Event: On Your Bike

Station Road, Motspur Park, West Barnes, KT3, in the West Barnes Library

Blog post: London Cycling Awards: just days left to nominate your project

The London Cycling Awards are our way of recognising cycling best practice, innovation and excellence in the city. Presented annually since 2003, the current categories are: Best Workplace Cycling Initiative Community Cycling Project of the Y...

Event: Bexley Community Cycling Event - Danson Park, DA6

Come down to Danson Park between 11.00 and 15.00 to try the pedal-powered smoothie maker and sound-system. Also come along for:- FREE Dr Bike health checks on your bikes FREE route planning FREE cycle advice FREE cycle training (limited numb...

Event: Haringey Community Cycling Event @ Sporticulture Day - Broadwater Farm, N17

SPORTICULTURE DAY 1pm-5pm Location: Broadwater Farm Community Centre, 1 Adams Road, N17 6HEIncluding sports participation programme, and the Tottenham annual horticulture (flower and produce) showWhy not join in the FREE cycling activities...Hari...

Blog post: Three LCC-administered projects nominated for Smarter Travel Awards

Three LCC-adminstered Community Cycling Fund for London projects have been listed for Smarter Travel Awards. The three projects are: Bromley Cyclists Big Foot Clubs  Regent's Park police and Frank Barnes school Ealing Cycling Campaign...

Blog post: Bike recycling empowering the local community in Kingston

Project co-ordinator Bart Ricketts (far right) with participants     Kingston Eco-op is a social enterprise based in Kingston upon Thames which offers supported employment skills and training for disabled people and those at r...

Blog post: Mayor of Hilllingdon attends Interschool Championship at Field End Junior School’s new bike track

  Councillor David Yarrow, Mayor of Hillingdon, his wife and representatives from the local transport police and safer neighbourhood team attended the Interschool Championship on Tuesday 29th June. Field End Junior School runs a highly s...

Blog post: Hackney City Farm recruits cyclists from crowds waiting at bus stops

Hackney City Farm will be inviting people waiting at busy bus stops to try cycling into work, lending them a bike for just the cost of a bus fare. The Farm’s Environment and Enterprise Manager, Gustavo Montes de Oca, will be targeting pop...

Blog post: A little funding goes a long way for school in Sutton

Link Secondary School in South London caters for students with language impairments. It received a £4,060 grant from the Community Cycling Fund for London in spring 2010 to offer improved and further cycling opportunities for both pupils ...

Blog post: London-based homeless charity launches cycling programme

  Help break the cycle of homelessness.     On Sunday 19th September, Broadway, a West London-based homelessness charity, is launching Bike Broadway with an action-packed day of cycling. The charity has been funded by the Com...

Blog post: Build-a-bike project to help refugees into employment

NDRC Build-a-Bike course   Searching for an idea to engage visitors of the Notre Dame Refugee Centre in a long-term scheme that would help them get into employment and learn new skills, the centre launched a Build-a-Bike project. Early i...

Blog post: Pedal Power - cycling for all in Kennington

Pedal Power Kennington is a young community project based in the Lilian Baylis Community Hub in Lollard Street, Kennington, providing a range of cycling activities for young people and adults. The project was set up with funding from Transport ...