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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”
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.
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 - 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.
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.
14 September 2015 - 10:13am
World Champ Tracy Moseley gives Trails for Wales full support
World MTB champion Tracy Moseley has come out in support of Trails for Wales (Ph
Top British mountain biker Tracy Moseley has come out in support of CTC and Open MTB’s campaign calling for Trails for Wales.
28 August 2015 - 3:08pm
"Make Wales off-road centre of UK" says cycle coalition
Mountain Bikers in Wales
"Increased off-road access to rural Wales would give a healthy boost to the economy," say CTC and Open MTB.
31 July 2015 - 1:37pm
Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy A Step Closer
Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy is part of the Infrastructure Act
Today, the first ever legal requirement for the Government to produce a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy comes into force. While CTC welcomes the news as a positive next step for cycling, there remain concerns of a funding shortfall and the impact this could have.
9 June 2015 - 6:58pm
500,000 celebrate summer of cycling as Bike Week launches
Bike Week 2015
As Bike Week 2015 launches today at the Dutch Embassy (and runs 13 - 21 June), the national cycling charity, CTC, confirmed that over half a million people are set to take part in the biggest cycling event in the UK this summer.
28 May 2015 - 9:44am
Urgent call for bike donations to help Play on Pedals
Bikes for children aged 2-5
Play on Pedals, an initiative designed to teach every 4-year-old in Glasgow how to cycle, is seeking donations of small children’s bikes as part of a city wide Bike Amnesty.
15 May 2015 - 10:55am
Bike Week to get half a million people cycling this June
Bike Week logo
Over half a million people are due to take part in Bike Week (13 – 21 June), the biggest cycling event in the UK. Packed full of activities and helpful tips on how you can make the simple switch to cycling, Bike Week 2015 demonstrates that cycling is a really convenient way to get around.
12 May 2015 - 11:00am
Over a sixth of new Commons strongly support cycling
Bicycle outside a polling station
CTC has revealed that 114 of the newly elected 650 MPs, including the Prime Minister, have shown their strong support for cycling, as identified via its Vote Bike campaign.
23 April 2015 - 9:10am
Over 22% Parliamentary candidates support CTC’s Vote Bike
Vote Bike!
With less than two weeks till polling day, CTC is urging its members and supporters to keep up the pressure on candidates particularly those from the parties most likely to be elected.
31 March 2015 - 10:00am
“VOTE BIKE!” says national cycling charity
Vote Bike logo
Today (Tuesday 31 March 2015), CTC, the national cycling charity, wrote to all prospective parliamentary candidates asking them publicly to register their personal views on cycling.
12 March 2015 - 12:20pm
Calling all bike recycling centres: CTC’s Big Bike Revival gets £1 million green light from government
One of the many Big Bike Revival pilot workshops
Today, CTC is celebrating the ministerial announcement of the national cycling charity’s government-funded Big Bike Revival. The project will help people to fix their bikes and bring cycling back into the day to day lives of tens of thousands of people.
4 February 2015 - 1:20pm
Go-ahead for London's Cycle Superhighways "A game-changer for cycling", says CTC
Image of the iconic Embankment section of the east-west  Cycle Superhighway
CTC, the national cycling charity, says the green light given today (4th February) for two central London Cycle Superhighways is “a game-changer for cycling”.
27 January 2015 - 10:52am
CTC campaigning win! Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy
Deputy PM Nick Clegg on the CTC stand
Today (Tuesday 27 January 2015) CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomed Parliament’s approval of the Government’s amendment to introduce a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy as part of the Infrastructure Bill.
21 January 2015 - 2:14pm
CTC and Sustrans united against "discriminatory" New Forest Charter
CTC New Forest Rally 2014
Cycling organisations have taken a united stance today (Wednesday 21 January 2015) in opposing key aspects of the draft New Forest Cycle Event Organisers' Charter proposed by the New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA).
 
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