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24 November 2016 - 11:15am
The Space for Cycling roadshow diary
Families demonstrating for Space for Cycling. Photo: Jim Killock, Flickr CC
As Space for Cycling tours the country, our Space for Cycling campaigner, Tom Guha is keeping a diary of all the events around the UK. Next stop, Edinburgh on 26 November!
11 November 2016 - 12:17pm
More people cycling than driving in Copenhagen for first time since records began
Cyclists waiting at a red light in Copenhagen. Photo: Heb@Wikimedia Commons, CC
Copenhagen is well known for cycling. This week, for the first time, the number of cycles entering the city centre has officially topped the number of motor vehicles. The UK government must recognise now that creating Space for Cycling is a must if they want to fulfill their ambition of creating a 'cycling revolution'. Our Space for Cycling campaigner, Tom Guha, investigates.
1 November 2016 - 11:29am
Space for Cycling comes to Birmingham
Bracken van Ryssen of Solihull Bicycle Campaign discusses how to form and run a
After being in the ‘cycling city’ of Cambridge last Saturday, the Space for Cycling Roadshow’s second stop was Birmingham. Space for Cycling Campaigner Tom Guha explains how, fired up by a desire to dispose of the reputation as a 'motor city', campaigners came from near and far to discuss how to create Space for Cycling in Birmingham and across the Midlands.
25 October 2016 - 11:06am
The Space for Cycling roadshow hits Cambridge!
Julian Huppert, Daniel Zeichner MP and Tom Guha kick the day off
The Space for Cycling roadshow has officially started! The first stop was Cambridge, where around fifty people came to hear all about Cycling UK's plans to get councils to plan, invest in and build full networks of cycle-friendly infrastructure. Cycling UK's Space for Cycling Campaigner, Tom Guha explains.
16 September 2016 - 10:24am
Mark Colbourne MBE on Para-cycling and the Rio 2016 Paralympics
Mark Colbourne MBE with Paralympics legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
Mark Colbourne MBE, Cycling UK ambassador and London 2012 gold medallist, is in Rio to commentate on the cycling at the 2016 Paralympics for BBC Radio 5 live and 5 live sports extra. As an active supporter of our Inclusive Cycling programme, he tells Cycling UK about the importance of the Paralympics and how Para-cycling gave him a lifeline after his back was broken in an accident.
8 June 2016 - 12:38pm
Cycling celebrations in the Scottish sunshine
Jools Walker aka. Lady Velo
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is now an established part of the cycling scene in Scotland, with a range of talks, rides, workshops and films. Head of Cycling UK in Scotland Suzanne Forup explains how Cycling UK is showcasing some of its project work in Scotland at the festival and throughout June!
3 March 2016 - 12:44pm
Healthy New Towns to Get Britain Cycling?
Parked cycles
NHS England are looking to cycling in their plans to build 10 'Healthy New Towns'. A promising step - but does it go far enough asks CTC's new campaigner Tom Guha.
21 August 2015 - 8:14am
Edinburgh All-ability Bike Centre opens!
Brian and Anne enjoying the twin bike
CTC works in partnership with centres across the UK to give access to cycling to people of all-abilities. Dave Glover has started work at the new Edinburgh ABC (All-ability Bike Centre) and he explains how the centre is already helping many people to enjoy cycling.
29 April 2015 - 12:21pm
Women only rides - why do we need more of them?
The Chester CTC Fabulous Ladies riding through lanes
Are women-only rides anti-inclusivity and seen as sexist as having a men-only ride? CTC's recent work with TfGM has offered us some insight into this question, and explains why we want help from members to start women-only rides as part of the range of club cycling on offer through member groups.
16 April 2015 - 12:19pm
New inclusive cycling group goes from strength to strength
Cycling4All Shropshire is a new inclusive cycling group. With help from Cycling UK, the group has spread its wings and is now flying solo. Cycling UK's Jayne Rodgers explains how the group is choosing a new logo.
6 March 2015 - 11:23am
Girls Go Better by cycle workshop
Girls Go better workshop images
As part of the Girls Go Better By Cycle programme, CTC and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are running a Girls Go Better workshop. CTC's Jayne Rodgers explains more.
16 February 2015 - 2:07pm
Bike Club Central Update
Bike Club Central has been getting its name out there across Fife, Falkirk, Stirling and Clacks, making some really good connections and partnerships. And riding bikes!
9 February 2015 - 11:43am
Glasgow Bike Club Update
Glasgow Bike Club at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome
It’s been a busy few weeks catching up with all the Glasgow Peer Mentors, finding out who braved the weather on their bikes and who chose to hibernate over Christmas and New Year. Everyone was dead keen to get stuck back into some training and move forward with Bike Club.
5 December 2014 - 12:03pm
Fund-raising Santa Ride for Fylde Bike It
Pictures from FBI and the santa ride poster
Buoyed by getting a permanent home at Park View in Lytham, in a container provided through ICC funding, the Fylde Bike It community group has arranged a fund-raising Santa Ride. So if you live on the Fylde Coast, pop and along and join the fun on 20 December at 11am.
1 December 2014 - 3:47pm
Watching the Unstoppables: a film packed with inspiration
The Unstoppables
CTC's Kay Lakin and CTC member and Wheels For Wellbeing trustee Kevin Hickman went to a preview of the award-winning Spanish documentary film 'Imparables', which in English means 'unstoppables'.
18 November 2014 - 8:16pm
Blazing Saddles needs your vote on 24 November!
young person on adapted bike
Suzanne Forup, CTC’s Assistant Head of Development in Scotland wants you to make a phone call on 24 November. It could help change the lives of people with disabilities across Scotland.
6 November 2014 - 3:39pm
Wheels for All - Get Cycling in Sefton celebrates
The Lord Mayor of Sefton
Wheels for All - Get Cycling in Sefton at the Litherland centre has been running for 10 years, so CTC's Inclusive Cycling Officer Jayne Rodgers went along to their party to meet some of the people who have been helped to cycle.
6 November 2014 - 1:11pm
Fairness, and everyday cycling for people with additional needs
Elderly lady enjoying riding a trike in the park
Thanks to Katja Leyendecker, I recently became aware of the 2011 report produced by the Sustainable Development Commission and what is has to say on the subject of children, older people and those with additional needs with regard to access to cycling,
3 October 2014 - 10:04am
A bicycle made for two!
Cyclists on a tandem
There are many wonderful projects in our Inclusive Cycling Network that have adapted bikes that people with disabilities or additional needs can ride, but Charlotte's Tandems is different.
15 September 2014 - 2:48pm
Caroline's time to shine (again!)
Caroline Waugh's Disability Sports award
Following her introduction to cycling some five years ago, CTC member Caroline Waugh has beome a champion for inclusive cycling in South Yorkshire and beyond. She was recently nominated for a Service to Disability Sport award.
 
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