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Cycling England’s high media profile helps to encourage individuals, families and communities back into the saddle.

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Scheme of the Month - Newquay Junior School

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When the Bikeability pilot was launched in September 2006, Newquay Junior School asked cycle trainer Wendy Creed to work with Y3 teacher Viv Davy to deliver the programme. Viv organised a minimum of 2 groups for training each half term Read the rest of this entry »

Personality of the Month - Viv Davy, Newquay Junior School

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What is your job or other main activity that involves cycling?
I am a Yr 3 teacher at Newquay Junior School (part-time / job-share) and I run the Bikeability courses for all the year groups (Year 3 to year 6).
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New economic analysis signals a more effective approach to cycling

New research published makes the case for a fundamental rethink in the way local authorities plan cycling.

An executive summary of the research can be downloaded here

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Cycling City and Towns Programme Overview

Click here to read the Cycling City and Towns Programme Overview

Personality of the Month - Phyll Hardie, Campaigner

Phyll Hardie

What is your job or other main activity that involves cycling?
My principal cycling interest is in exploring the countryside but I also use my bike for utility trips; I have been without a car for around 12 years now, by choice! I am a CTC Right to Ride rep and a committee member (former chairman) of Norwich Cycling Campaign..

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Scheme of the Month - Pedal Back the Years, Cornwall

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Pedal Back the Years is a long running and successful scheme that encourages people in Cornwall, and visitors too, to be more active through cycling. The key ingredients of Pedal Back rides are that they’re free to access, fun, sociable and run at a leisurely pace with a rest stop and complimentary cuppa too.

Pedal Back use a selection of beautiful, mainly flat off road trails Read the rest of this entry »

Bike Week 13th-21st June

 

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Bike Week is the biggest nationwide cycling event in the UK, taking place from 13th – 21st June.  A national celebration of cycling, Bike Week aims to help people get more out of life - by getting on a bike and exploring the local community. 

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Personality of the Month - Liz Clarke, BikeRight!

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What is your job or other main activity that involves cycling?
I am the Managing Director of BikeRight! – a cycle training company based in Manchester

How long have you done that?
I started BikeRight! in 2000 and gave up my day job in 2004!
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Scheme of the Month - Workplace BUGs, Exeter

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Exeter’s Cycling Demonstration Towns project (Cycle Exeter) has been keen to encourage and support the development of Bicycle User Groups (BUGs) in workplaces. 86,000 people work in Exeter and the project is working hard to get more of them cycling! Read the rest of this entry »

Scheme of the Month - Design for National Standards, Lambeth

Lambeth has a “joined up” approach to cycle facilities and the National Standards Cycle Training (i.e. any facilities for cyclists should be designed to enable and encourage cyclists to cycle following national standard principles).
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Cycling City, Cycling Towns

England's first Cycling City and eleven new Cycling Towns are set to receive the largest investment in cycling the country has ever seen.

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Bikeability

Cycling England's flagship award scheme, teaching children to cycle safely and responsibly.

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