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14 October 2015 - 1:13pm
Cardiff car-free day is just the recipe for Cook
Cardiff County Councillor and CTC member Richard Cook is calling for the Welsh capital to follow in Paris’s footsteps by hosting a car-free day.
13 October 2015 - 11:01pm
Cycling's zero stars for Eurostar
Passengers boarding Eurostar at Kings Cross St Pancras
CTC criticises “hypocritical” change in Eurostar policy which would make cyclists “third-class passengers”
13 October 2015 - 11:00pm
Take action: Cycling's zero stars for Eurostar
Help get Eurostar to reverse its regressive policy on boxing up your bike
CTC is spearheading a Europe-wide campaign urging “hypocritical” Eurostar to reverse its controversial decision to make cyclists dismantle their cycles before travelling.
13 October 2015 - 1:55pm
Visible Roads Policing and Enforcement
Police cars in Exeter city centre by Simon Li via Flickr Creative Commons
CTC has made submissions to the Transport Committee Inquiry into Road Traffic Enforcement calling for a more visible and co-ordinated enforcement approach where driver re-training courses are not the default soft option.
13 October 2015 - 12:40pm
Collaborating against unsafe HGV's
Enforcement against rogue haulage operators moves forward
CTC's campaign for joined up enforcement of rogue goods vehicles operators moves forward with the creation of a new London Freight Enforcement Partnership.
9 October 2015 - 11:23am
We walk, we cycle, we vote challenges Scotland's politicians to 'get on their bikes'
We walk, we cycle, we vote logo
A new campaign to put active travel on the agenda will kick off in the streets - and cycle paths - of Glasgow this Sunday.
8 October 2015 - 12:42pm
Ten common questions about cycling
Two cyclists riding on a path
Have you ever been put on the spot by someone who's not very sympathetic to cycling?
6 October 2015 - 10:58am
Manchester calls for more Space for Cycling
Dr Wollaston MP addresses GMCC and CTC cyclists in the Manchester rain Photo: Jo
Today Tuesday 6 October 2015, CTC and the Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign (GMCC) will take to Manchester streets at 7pm calling for more Space for Cycling.
1 October 2015 - 4:42pm
Sunny Brighton welcomes Space for Cycling
Cycle campaigners pedalling along the Brighton sea front
Sunny skies greeted campaigners and politicians gathered along the Brighton beach front at the Labour Party Conference on 30 September 2015. CTC campaigner Sam Jones was there to report on the day.
1 October 2015 - 3:57pm
Record numbers sign up to support Trails for Wales
Cyclists outside the Senedd in Wales
Top cycling brands are lining up to support CTC, the national cycling charity, and Open MTB’s campaign Trails for Wales.
29 September 2015 - 3:24pm
Labour Transport team out in support for cycling
Labour's Shadow Transport Team with Roger Geffen MBE, Labour Party Conference
Today (Wednesday 30 September 2015), the Labour Transport team showed its support for cycling as they joined cycle campaigners for a ride along the Brighton sea front at this year’s party conference.
29 September 2015 - 8:58am
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.
25 September 2015 - 8:20am
CTC's Top Dog is Oscar!
Oscar the dog guarding the bike and trailer
CTC member Maggie Scorer and her dog Oscar have completed a 5000 mile tour by bike around the coast of Britain. The trip took 6 months and the pair averaged about 30 miles a day.
24 September 2015 - 6:15pm
Department for Transport reports increase in cyclist serious injuries
Cycle commuting
Statistics released on Thursday by the Department for Transport show an upward trend in road casualties and in cyclists’ serious injuries. CTC argues this highlights the need for a reversal of cuts to roads policing and sustained investment in cycling infrastructure.
24 September 2015 - 4:15pm
Come to your local CTC Member Group AGM
A group from Essex CTC
Do you want to meet people like you who enjoy cycling in friendly company and want to get the most out of their favourite pastime? There are hundreds of CTC groups throughout the UK and most of them will be holding an AGM shortly.
24 September 2015 - 1:58pm
Young and love the outdoors? Your views count!
One of Trails for Wales' younger supporters (photo: Nigel Pugh)
The Welsh Government is seeking to change how people access and enjoy the countryside. To help out CTC has set up Trails for Wales which is open to all outdoor enthusiasts wherever you live & no matter your age. We've created a simple form you can find below which we’ll send off on your behalf.
23 September 2015 - 3:36pm
Trails for Wales leads to the Senedd
Trails for Wales supporters outside the Senedd
Top cycling bodies are meeting with Welsh Assembly Members to voice their support for CTC, the national cycling charity, and Open MTB’s campaign Trails for Wales, today (23 September 2015) at Roald Dahl Plass just outside the Senedd in Cardiff.
20 September 2015 - 3:58pm
Bike Test: Budget City Bikes
Vitus Vee 27
Transport cycling can be affordable even when it requires a new bike. Dan Joyce tests the Revolution Courier Race and Vitus Vee 27, both under £400. This review was written by Dan Joyce and first published in Cycle Magazine in August 2014.
18 September 2015 - 2:07pm
Young cyclists' views welcome!
The Welsh Government wants to hear from young people as they consult on open acc
Following contact from the Welsh Government, CTC is looking to help source children and young people's views on improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation. If your young one enjoys the outdoors then read on!
18 September 2015 - 12:09pm
CTC announces conference speaker line up
Cycle conference, Campaigners
CTC announces the first names of the speaker line-up to enthuse local cycle campaigners at this year's annual CTC Cyclenation Conference in Liverpool on Saturday 24 October.
 
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