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14 October 2016 - 11:56am
Streetbikes take the plaudits after John Radford Memorial Ride
Streetbikes receive Cycling UK award
Streetbikes has won a prestigious Cycling UK award for organising the John Radford Memorial Ride and for its work promoting cycling for all ages and abilities in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire.
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
A 70-year-old Surrey man who has been registered blind since birth realised a lifetime’s dream when he went cycling for the first time – thanks to a surprise trip organised by his elder brother.
16 September 2016 - 4:44pm
Cycling UK volunteers provide golden cycling moments for Jonathan and Simon
Support worker David Chedgey pedals alongside Jonathan Bone at Alice Holt
Great Britain’s Paralympians have performed medal-laden heroics in Rio – with their cyclists leading the way. But you don’t have to travel halfway around the world for inspirational stories about inclusive cycling, as our Communications and Media Officer Tony Upfold discovered on Cycling UK’s doorstep this week.
15 July 2016 - 12:01pm
MPs discover wheels can lead to wellbeing as Herne Hill hosts disabled cycling day
Isabelle Clement, Director of Wheels for Wellbeing
Politicians were given an insight to the world of disabled cycling as the heavens opened at Herne Hill Velodrome this week. Ruth Cadbury MP, Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group, was among those invited to a Tea, Tour, Talk and Track session organised by the inclusive cycling charity Wheels for Wellbeing, which is affiliated to Cycling UK.
11 May 2016 - 11:34am
Scotland's biggest celebration of cycling culture
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is returning to Scotland's capital from 9 - 19 June. It will be the biggest celebration of cycling in Scotland and Cycling UK will be hosting events and activities to showcase just how cycling can and is changing people's lives.
29 March 2016 - 11:25am
Cycling UK’s bike workshop gives Olly new skills
Gosport bike maintenance workshop
Olly Coulson suffered brain damage when he was hit by a car at the age of eight – but this friendly, determined cyclist has become a dab hand at bike maintenance.
24 March 2016 - 11:57am
It’s a vet ride with a difference for author Julian
Julian Earl
Para-cyclist and long-time CTC member Julian Earl has written a warm and witty memoir of his experiences as a vet – less than four years after a road race crash which almost claimed his life.
29 September 2015 - 9:58am
New Edinburgh cycling project is simply FABB
Edinburgh ABC offers cycling activities to give people their first taste o
Cyclists of all abilities are being offered an opportunity to get their first taste of independent mobility thanks to a new project launched by Transport Minister Derek Mackay in Edinburgh today.
1 August 2015 - 2:45pm
Book now for the Big Bike Bash 2015
Mountain biking in the New Forest
The Big Bike Bash is back again this August for a weekend of mountain bike family fun at UK Youth's Avon Tyrell Centre in the New Forest.
13 February 2015 - 5:43pm
MP cycles to visit CTC National Office
Guildford MP Anne Milton trying out a trike
Local MP for Guildford Anne Milton met with staff, members and volunteers from CTC, to find out more about what the charity does.
13 February 2015 - 2:24pm
Video: watch Space for Inclusive Cycling in Bradford
On a cold winter's day in early February, inspired by CTC's Space for Cycling Campaign, Bradford Cycling 4 All headed out on to the city's roads to show just how much space other road users should be giving cyclists, especially users of adapted bikes who can be easily missed.
23 January 2015 - 3:36pm
Plans for a new inclusive cycling project in Shropshire
Craven Arms
Cycling4All in Shropshire is trying to set up a new inclusive cycling facility in Craven Arms. They are asking for people to let them know what they think of the plans.
12 January 2015 - 11:02am
CTC project Sheffield Cycling 4 All scoops award
Caroline Waugh at Sheffield Cycling 4 All
CTC affiliated project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All, has won Cycle Sheffield's 'Grassroots Cycling Initiative the Year' award. This is great news for the project, and is a just reward for the hard work of the new steering group formed back in April 2014.
4 December 2014 - 5:21pm
Calculating the Tour de France effect
Tour de France in Yorkshire
A new report out this week called Three Inspirational Days takes a look at the impact the Tour de France made in Yorkshire, Cambridge and London.
6 November 2014 - 12:54pm
Lest We Forget: How CTC supported those injured during WW1
Wreaths with the CTC badge and poppies
This year, one hundred years on, as we remember all those who lost their lives in World War 1, we would like to take some time to reflect on the role cycling and CTC had in the recovery of soldiers that did return home from the battlefields with physical and emotional scars.
30 August 2013 - 12:47pm
Wheelchair Bikes come to Northern Ireland
Kevin O'Donnell with his father at the launch of Bike-ability NI
CTC’s Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has just returned from a visit to Northern Ireland this week where he welcomed the introduction of the first wheelchair bike combos to Londonderry.
28 June 2013 - 2:11pm
Inclusive Cycling for children at Surrey Supercycle
Surrey Supercycle
This year, the 2nd annual Surrey Supercycle is due to be even bigger and better and will take place on Sunday 14th July from 10:00am until 3:00pm at Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh.
7 June 2013 - 2:04pm
Inclusive Cycling gets just over half a million Big Lottery Fund boost
People with disabilities enjoying cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity is delighted to have been awarded £590,000 from Big Lottery Fund to enable more people with disabilities to enjoy cycling.
30 May 2013 - 12:01pm
Inclusive Cycling gets just over half a million Big Lottery Fund boost
Zara enjoying a Sheffield Freedom Disability Cycling Day
CTC is delighted to have been awarded £590,000 from Big Lottery Fund to enable over 1000 more people with disabilities to enjoy cycling.
28 February 2013 - 12:14pm
An award-winning smile from a CTC project!
Zara smiling on an adapted cycle
A photo of Zara smiling on an adapted cycle at a CTC all-ability session in Sheffield has won a national photography award.
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