Archives for December 2010

LCC says Thames Materials must face corporate manslaughter investigationPublished: 12:53am 10 December 2010

LCC is calling for Hanwell-based company Thames Materials and its directors to be investigated for corporate manslaughter after the conviction of lorry driver Dennis Putz.
Putz got seven years in jail for killing cyclist Cathriona Patel outside O...

New online bicycle retailer offers Londoners taste of Dutch lifestylePublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

photo The Vanhulsteijn Cyclone is one of the more eye-catching bicycles available from new online retailer And Dutch A new online bike shop based in London, called 'And Dutch', has launched, offering "high-quality, stylish bicycles that are m...

London cyclists decide it's time to Double Our VoicePublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

video Cyclists are being encouraged to sign up a fellow cyclist, or to buy them Gift Membership instead

LCC has launched the Double Our Voice campaign, to raise the profile of cyclists in London, ...

Awards recognise London grassroots cycling successesPublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

photo Kingston Voluntary Action receive special recognition in the community cycling category

Since 2007 Transport for London’s Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFfL) has been suppor...

Superhighways must be better agree LCC and London Assembly scrutinyPublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

A London Assembly investigation into the Mayor’s headline cycling projects has welcomed both the Cycle Hire scheme and the Cycle Superhighways, but concludes that the Superhighways need significant improvements.
Assembly Member Valerie Shaw...

CPS refuses to act after motorist filmed threatening to kill cyclistPublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

A cyclist has complained after the Crown Prosecution Service refused to take action against a motorist who was filmed threatening to kill him as he cycled through Hounslow in November 2010.
Martin Porter QC, a barrister...

Short films celebrate London's cycling diversityPublished: 12:00am 7 December 2010


Every year the Community Cycling Fund for London supports around 50 community cycling initatives.
LCC is proud to launch three short films illustrating the potential and achievements of these initiatives.
The films...

Autumn bike rides with the Kingston Cycling CampaignPublished: 12:00am 7 December 2010

photo bike ride through Gatton Park with the Kingston CC

Dedicated voluntary groups of LCC members organise events and rides in each London borough and support the LCC by campaigning locally.
The local cycling campaigns organise ...