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12 August 2013 - 2:29am
CTC urges MPs to back long-term funding for PM's "Cycling Revolution"
The PM's £77m allows 8 cities, covering 6.3m people, to start taking up cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomes David Cameron’s call to kick-start a 'cycling revolution', and urges MPs and councils to take action now to deliver the programmes and the funding required for it to become a reality.
9 August 2013 - 10:58am
Over £1000 raised as 300 riders cycle for 'Justice for John'
John Radford's daughters and CTC member and local Mayor led the ride.
Popular CTC Councillor John Radford was airlifted to hospital following a collision whilst he was out cycling in Holmfirth on the afternoon of the 31st of July. John's family and friends organised a ride earlier this week to thank the air ambulance crew that flew John to Leeds Royal Infirmary.
4 August 2013 - 6:39pm
A Cycling Legacy to remember - Prudential RideLondon
FreeCycle at Prudential RideLondon
The RideLondon festival saw cycling at its best, from families enjoying motor traffic-free roads in London to the peloton speeding through the Surrey Hills.
1 August 2013 - 8:34am
Hundreds from CTC take key role in Prudential RideLondon Weekend
Prudential Ride London
Three hundred and fifty members of the charity will take up volunteer roles during the weekend, along with staff. They have come forward to follow in the footsteps of last year’s games makers to turn the biggest Olympic Legacy Cycling event into a reality.
30 July 2013 - 11:40am
Cycle use up 8% in 2012 – average Briton travels 53 miles per year
Cycle use has increased markedly in the last 2 years, according to the DfT
New figures from the Department for Transport show that for the second year in a row, cycle use appears to have increased sharply.
29 July 2013 - 2:17pm
'Nice Way Code' launched to build better relations on the roads
The Nice Way Code is a reimagining of the Highway Code
Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP has launched the Nice Way Code campaign to try and improve relations between all road users.
25 July 2013 - 12:54pm
Driver who killed Anthony Hilson convicted of causing his death by dangerous driving
The road where cyclist Anthony Hilson was killed
The driver who killed cyclist Anthony Hilson in September 2012, when she took her eyes off the road, has been convicted of causing his death by dangerous driving.
24 July 2013 - 4:02pm
Summer Bikeability Training in the Chilterns
Children's Bikeability training in the Chilterns
Get your child road-savvy on their bikes this summer. Free Bikeability training is being made available for children in the Chilterns.
23 July 2013 - 2:34pm
CTC backs the growing call for a women's Tour de France
Tamina Oliver (left) Photography: David Higgleton
CTC wholeheartedly supports Britain’s former world champion and Olympic medallist Emma Pooley in her campaign for a women’s Tour de France. The charity's Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has added his name to the list now numbering over 71,000.
22 July 2013 - 3:09pm
CTC's Tejesh Mistry says 'Let's build on the success that has already been achieved in cycling'
CTC Development Manager Tejesh Mistry on Sky News
CTC Development Manager Tejesh Mistry was invited to join in the coverage of the Tour de France yesterday as a guest on Sky News to reflect on the impact Tour and Olympic fever has had at grass roots level for cycling.
22 July 2013 - 2:44pm
Blazing Saddles for Cycle Chilterns at Oxfordshire County and Thame Show
Riders of all ages enjoyed riding on the Shoretrax
The one day Oxfordshire County and Thame Show sizzled away under bright blue skies as the temperature climbed into the 30s. A great excuse for a day out and a busy show meant lots of visitors coming to find out more about Cycle Chilterns and have a go on the Shoretrax Portable Timber Trail.
22 July 2013 - 11:03am
Tour de France Froome victory sure to get more people cycling
Chris Froome
CTC's Chief Executive Gordon Seabright has added the charity's congratulations to the list of those praising Chris Froome's "brilliant" Tour de France victory. Gordon said "The growth in cycling will surely continue following Team Sky's sporting success."
19 July 2013 - 11:41am
Cycling to stations doubles in 7 years
Cycling to stations has grown mostly amongst on-train users
The number of people cycling to railway stations has steadily increased over the last 7 years, figures from the National Passenger Survey, obtained by CTC, reveal.
16 July 2013 - 2:23pm
Government roads strategy promises to 'cycleproof' major roads
The new A3 at Hindhead has greatly improved cycling conditions
CTC has welcomed the announcement to 'cycleproof' the major road network, which comes just two weeks after two cyclists were killed on the A30 in Cornwall.
15 July 2013 - 1:02pm
Cycling road crash victims and campaigners visit over 30 Police and Crime Commissioners to call for 'Road Justice'
West Midlands PCC Bob Jones meets CTC Campaigner Paul Middleton
Today, (July 11th ) campaigners and victims of cycling road crashes are meeting with Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) across England and Wales to hand in CTC, the national cycling charity’s Road Justice report.
15 July 2013 - 12:54pm
Cycling but not as you know it! Electric Bicycles come to Henley
The opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Chilterns countryside by bicycle is getting a boost, an electrically powered boost! CTC, the national cycling charity has linked up with the Electric Bicycle Network to bring you cycling, but not as we usually know it.
11 July 2013 - 11:27am
Date set for Get Britain Cycling debate in Parliament and No. 10 announcement on cycling
Get Britain Cycling (front cover)
The Chamber of the House of Commons will be the setting for a high profile debate and vote about cycling in September, with an announcement from the Prime Minister expected in August.
10 July 2013 - 4:02pm
Team CTC do themselves proud in Czech Republic Tour
CTC’s riders finish in the Tour De Feminin - O cenu Ceského Švýcarska in the Czech Republic.
10 July 2013 - 3:15pm
Over 30 CTC campaigners meet Police and Crime Commissioners calling for 'Road Justice'
CTC's Chief Exec Gordon Seabright with Wiltshire PCC Angus Macpherson
On July 11th CTC campaigners and victims of cycling road crashes met with Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) across England and Wales to hand in CTC’s first Road Justice report today.
9 July 2013 - 2:20pm
Chilterns Cycle Rides For All
Chiltern cyclists
Come along and enjoy free led rides in the Chilterns this summer!

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