Promotion and Encouragement

Supporting Healthy Streets - 14 Jan 2014 - Case Study
CTC were funded by the Lancashire County Council Gateway programme to deliver Community Cycle Clubs in partnership with "Healthy Streets". Over the first eighteen months 23 community cycling projects were identified and supported through the work of CTC Cycling Development officer Damian Bonsall.

 
 
With over two thirds of bicycles stuck in a garden shed and hardly ever seeing the light of day, the Brighton and Hove CTC Member Group has come up with an ingenious plan to encourage more people to cycle in the New Year.

 
 
CTC has developed a course for people looking to organise their own cycle rides in their sectors of work. This is a report of the course we delivered in Reading.

 
 
Cycle Chilterns will be running a number of free bike safety check sessions at town markets and train stations across the Chilterns this winter.

 
 
CTC's Cycle Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is hoping that CTC will be able to fill a new shelf at the Glasgow Women's Library - with books by female cycle authors.

 
 
With the 40km Connect2 network well established around Rochdale, Cycling UK’s local Cycling Development Officer Seamus Kelly decided to use poetry to revive interest in cycling along the routes.

 
 
After local MP Nicola Blackwood questioned the lack of cycle training for new students at Oxford during the 'Get Britain Cycling' debate last August, CTC stepped in to offer a day of free sessions for freshers.

 
 
Could you be a Ted? - 28 Oct 2013 - Blog
Cycling Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, is looking for CTC members in Dumfries and Galloway to help children and young people discover the joy of cycling. You don’t really have to be called Ted…

 
 
In order to encourage parents and children to cycle together, CTC and Reading Borough Council are offering parent and child cycle training to improve their cycling confidence.

 
 
The ‘Major Taylor Century Ride’ takes place in Massachusetts this week. On 6 October, over 100 cyclists will ride up to 100 miles to pay homage to the first African American athlete to achieve World Champion status.

 
 
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