All the latest cycling news from CTC

25 November 2015 - 2:51pm
“PM’s ‘Cycling Revolution’ punctured by Osborne”, says cycling charity
Palace at Westminster
Chancellor George Osborne today announced in his Autumn Statement that just £300m will be available for cycling over duration of this Parliament. At just £60m per year, this is a staggering 58% cut compared with the current year's projected spending of £142m.
25 November 2015 - 12:36pm
Celebration for cycling in Brighton, but UK future unclear
Space for Cycling ride in Brighton at the Labour Party Conference in September 2
Brighton and Hove has become the first non-London council formally to sign up to the Space for Cycling campaign promoted by CTC.
24 November 2015 - 10:50am
CTC: Get tough on dodgy drivers and lorry operators
police car and cyclist
CTC has urged MPs to support increased resources for roads policing to improve safety for all road users. CTC’s Policy Director Roger Geffen told the Commons Transport Select Committee that cycle use has grown slowly but steadily since the late 1990s, but the risk per mile of a serious cycling injury started to increase from 2008.
19 November 2015 - 3:47pm
CTC supports MPs' call on Funding for Cycling
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP in Manchester at Conservative Party Conference
Transport funding will face further cuts of 30% over the next four years, and cycling is a likely candidate subsequently to suffer. We need your help to make sure this doesn’t happen.
17 November 2015 - 10:33am
HGV operator loses licence after cyclists' deaths
Lands End 2013 Signpost
Traffic Commissioner Sarah Bell has revoked the HGV operator's licence for Frys Logistics Limited, saying it put profit before the law with a lack of regard to the rules which contributed to the death of End-to-End cyclists Andrew McMenigall and Toby Wallace 28 months ago.
16 November 2015 - 2:53pm
Come and meet CTC Cymru
Welsh flag
CTC Cymru represents members living in Wales, and its AGM is a chance to meet the CTC Councillor for Wales, Gwenda Owen, along with the Cymru committee. Come along to find out what CTC's been up to and have your say on what we should be doing next.
13 November 2015 - 6:40pm
It was CTC wot won it! Eurostar in U-turn
CTC is celebrating after Eurostar backed down over its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes thanks to our 'Zero Stars for Eurostar' campaign.
13 November 2015 - 3:03pm
Win tickets to a Cycle Revolution!
Bradley Wiggins
Fancy the chance to win tickets for the Cycle Revolution exhibition at London's Design Museum? Then enter our great competition now!
13 November 2015 - 2:40pm
CTC concern over Coroner's inquest into cyclist death
Road Peace Memorial
CTC is concerned that a Coroner appears to have accepted police speculation that a lorry driver who drove into and ran over a cyclist would not have expected him to be on that road.
12 November 2015 - 3:11pm
Driver pleads guilty to causing John Radford's death
Picture of former CTC Councillor John Radford about to go cycling
The family of former CTC Councillor John Radford are one step closer on the road to justice after Michael Gledhill pleaded guilty to causing his death by dangerous driving. Sentence has been adjourned to January 2016, 30 months on from the road rage incident.
11 November 2015 - 10:34am
Lest we forget: CTC, cyclists and war
First World War cyclists' battalion
As the nation fell silent for two minutes to commemorate Armistice Day, CTC remembered the thousands of cyclists who went to war – many never to return.
10 November 2015 - 11:23am
CTC win! Victims of road crime gain equal rights
Royal Courts of Justice. Photo by Cindy Andie Flickr (CC)
Earlier this year, CTC campaigned for changes to the Victims' Code to secure equal rights for victims of road crime. 1800 people contacted the Government within three days to support CTC's proposals within the Government's consultation, many of which are to be implemented later this month.
9 November 2015 - 3:31pm
CTC teams up with Allianz to launch €5,000 cycling tech competition
CTC has launched a new competition to help improve cycling safety in the UK
CTC and the Allianz Digital Accelerator, in partnership with Allianz UK, have launched a competition to help improve cycling safety in the UK.
6 November 2015 - 12:41pm
Political speed dating set for Scotland
Political Speed Dating Credit: Flavio, Flickr Creative Commons
An event in Edinburgh next week will bring together female politicians, activists and members of the public for some ‘political speed dating’ with a difference.
5 November 2015 - 11:10am
Police admit cash not safety behind driver retraining
Picture of pound sterling
According to media reports a Police and Crime Commissioner has suggested the motive for diverting road traffic offenders to re-training courses is down to cash not road safety.
2 November 2015 - 5:32pm
Eurostar cycle service subject to delays
Eurostar train heading out of the medway towns on the HS1
Eurostar appears to have delayed its controversial plans to make cyclists box up their bikes to travel, an investigation by CTC has revealed.
30 October 2015 - 6:04pm
Happy 21st as hundreds ride Emitremmus
Emitremmus pic
It was a case of dawn to dusk sunshine as hundreds of cyclists enjoyed Stevenage and North Herts CTC’s 21st Emitremmus challenge ride on the first day of 'wintertime'.
30 October 2015 - 10:54am
Slow progress with sleepy drivers
Driver sleeping at the wheel of his car.
The Traffic Commissioner has finally called a Cornwall haulage company to a Public Inquiry 28 months after the deaths of two Land's End to John O'Groats cyclists as CTC presses for tighter regulation and enforcement against operators and employers.
29 October 2015 - 4:50pm
Cycle makeover is a dream come true
Cycle makeover winner Paul Bessant
Paul Bessant and his partner Hermione have won the cycles of their dreams and been treated to a VIP tour of Raleigh’s HQ in Nottingham – thanks to CTC's Big Bike Revival.
28 October 2015 - 5:37pm
CTC's Ride Leader workshops are taking place throughout the country this autumn
A group riding through an archway
CTC has a long history of providing members and others with the opportunity to enjoy excursions by bike in the company of like-minded cyclists, with the opportunity to explore new areas, make new friends and - of course - discover welcoming places to eat cake!




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