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London's Cycling Oscars - Nominations Wanted! Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

We want your nominations for the London Cycling Awards. If you know of a promising cycling initiative or facility implemented/ completed since April 2003, here's your chance to reward and encourage good work. The categories this year are:Best Cycl...

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...

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...

Cycling needs greater role in Plan Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign has responded positively to the Mayor's Plan for London, with three main caveats. Firstly, there needs to be a policy to reduce Londoners' need to travel, secondly, the practicality and provision of cycling and walking need...

Business gets bike friendly Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

International and national businesses have just joined London Cycling Campaign’s Corporate Affiliation Scheme. Organisations from all sectors of business have signed up to the benefits of cycling for London. Corporate Affiliates benefit from the w...

Banking on Biking Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Each workshop is being run through a local time bank - check the table below for your nearest location and contact the time broker to book your place. There are 20 places available at each workshop so please contact the time broker to put your nam...

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...

Tube strike - get on your bike Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

LCC is encouraging everyone who would normally get the tube to avoid the frustrations of the strike and hop on a bike to do their trip rather than get frustrated on a bus or in a car.“Not only will most people’s journeys be quicker by bike”, says ...

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 supports scrapping of legislation that would allow bike removal Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

This gives our campaign against the legislation more weight. This legislation would give Councils the power to remove any cycles in the vicinity of posted notices where, in their opinion, bikes are a 'nuisance' or offend against 'good management o...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...