Group News

25 October 2016 - 2:28pm
Q. When is mandatory not mandatory? A. When travelling with a bike on GWR
Intercity 125 at Bristol Temple Meads
As part of the preparation for the introduction of new high-speed trains in 2017, GWR announced in March plans to introduce mandatory booking for cycles on its current fleet of high-speed...
18 October 2016 - 5:05pm
Annual General Meeting Tuesday 25th October, 2016. Business starts at 7.30pm
Invitation to CTC Two Mills (Wirral) Annual General Meeting to be held from 7.30pm Tuesday 25th October, 2016, at The Hooton, Hooton Road, Willaston, Ellesmere Port CH66 7NL This year, we are trying...
17 October 2016 - 3:24pm
What do the latest road casualty statistics for 2015 mean for cyclists?
A cyclist in Leeds
Overall: all road users To set the scene, in 2015 deaths for all road user types in total (1,730) dropped by 3% when compared to 2014, as did the number of people seriously injured. This is despite...
14 October 2016 - 12:41pm
Community cycling groups Onna high after sharing award!
Whalley Range on Wheels and Onna Bike receive their awards
Whalley Range on Wheels Whalley Range on Wheels comprises a band of committed volunteers who have worked tirelessly over the last 18 months to make Alexandra Park in South Manchester a real hive of...
14 October 2016 - 12:30pm
Jeremy on the right trail to earn Best Campaign accolade
Caroline Russell with Jeremy Gartside
And his sterling efforts were recognised at Cycling UK’s Annual Members’ Get Together in Manchester last Saturday (8 October) when he was named winner of the Best Campaign award. Jeremy...
14 October 2016 - 12:12pm
Space for Cycling guide for local decision makers published by Cycling UK
Cycling UK's Chief Exec Paul Tuohy, Green GLA Member and Islington Councillor, C
The new guide follows a simple three-step process to creating Space for Cycling: Plan: plan a comprehensive network of cycle-friendly routes Invest: actively seek the funding to implement the...
14 October 2016 - 11:56am
Streetbikes take the plaudits after John Radford Memorial Ride
Streetbikes receive Cycling UK award
Formed in 2010, Streetbikes is a community cycling organisation which puts on a vast range of activities, including women’s only rides, young people’s activities, mixed ability rides and...
14 October 2016 - 11:25am
Sheila wins Cycling UK award after 20 years as CTC Grampian secretary
Isla Rowntree (left) presents the Best Volunteer Achievement award to Sheila Tuc
Sheila, who lives in Aberdeen, has seen the Grampian group expand dramatically during her time in the role – which she will relinquish at their AGM on 29 October. Membership has more than...
14 October 2016 - 9:08am
Watch and Hang Back before UNTHINKING
doublethink photo by duncan C
'Hanging Back' to watch the debate Ten days ago Cycling UK reported that we had written to the Minister Andrew Jones MP regarding the latest THINK cycle safety campaign asking...
13 October 2016 - 11:23am
A cycling journey from homelessness to happiness
Cerecycloan's Brian Pendlebury with Volunteer of the Year Tom Hibbs
Tom was presented with the award – which he shared with two teenaged endurance cyclists – at the Cycling UK Annual Members’ Get Together in Manchester on Saturday (8 October). The...
12 October 2016 - 12:10pm
Young Cycling UK award winners point the way to a bright future at our Annual Members’ Get Together
Will Hsu, Charles Stevens and Tom Hibbs with Welna Bowden
The trio proved Cycling UK has a bright future as they were presented with the Arthur Moss Medallion as our Volunteers of the Year, having also been named joint winners of our Young Achiever of the...
10 October 2016 - 11:31pm
Copped Hall Apple Day Ride Report - 9th October 2016
We were pleased that, after our last ride was hit by heavy rain, this one had much better weather - although slightly cool, it was pleasant once we were on the move. Although 25 people had signed up...
9 October 2016 - 11:05am
Hit and run - it's only a cyclist!
Rainbow over a football field as children play football
Friday night hit and run On Saturday news broke that 15-year-old Dylan Crossey had died in Manchester Children's Hospital in the early hours of the morning. Another cycling casualty in a ...
4 October 2016 - 12:35pm
Surprise cycling trip opens up a world of joy for Bob
Brothers Bob and John Blackman at Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling
Bob Blackman was taken by brother John to Alice Holt Inclusive Cycling, a centre run by volunteers who are members of Cycling UK. The pair pedalled a specially-adapted trike around a hilly, wooded...
4 October 2016 - 8:46am
No turning back for THINK campaign which just keeps digging
Opening shot of "Hang Back" campaign
'Hang Back' flawed from the outset Last week Cycling UK reported on the latest THINK cycle safety campaign , advising cyclists to 'Hang Back' behind lorries at junctions. Our...
3 October 2016 - 12:47pm
Consultation on motoring offences review to start before Christmas
Ministry of Justice
When is a promise a commitment? For over two years Cycling UK has been reporting on the frustrating lack of progress with the Government’s review of driving offences and penalties, promised by...
2 October 2016 - 10:14am
Open House Ride Report - 18th September 2016
Our Open House ride this year proved to be much more popular than last year's ride, with 20 people meeting at Emma Cons Gardens to visit properties mainly in the City of London area. They were all in...
29 September 2016 - 6:03pm
Chief Exec Paul takes to his tandem to discover the cycling treasures of Cheshire
Chester and North Wales CTC's President's Rides
Early autumn sunshine replaced the morning storm clouds just in time for the start of the rides, to the delight of the 40 or so who took part. The event takes place alternately in Cheshire and in...
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