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3 March 2015 - 8:35am
Political parties quizzed on their cycling commitments
The Big Cycling Debate - 02 March
The Big Cycling Debate yesterday [2 March] proved a useful opportunity to press the three main parties on what they would do to Get Britain Cycling - and crucially, how much they are prepared to spend on it.
16 February 2015 - 2:12pm
Cycling is next to … Godliness?
CTC member and Bishop of Ramsbury on his Pashley
Lent begins today, and for a second year in a row CTC member the Bishop of Ramsbury has given up four wheels, to take up two for the next 40 days and nights.
13 February 2015 - 4:43pm
MP cycles to visit CTC National Office
Guildford MP Anne Milton trying out a trike
Local MP for Guildford Anne Milton met with staff, members and volunteers from CTC, to find out more about what the charity does.
5 February 2015 - 5:04pm
CTC urges action on cycle safety as casualty rates rise
Cyclist outside the Royal Courts of Justice
New figures show that cyclist casualty numbers, particularly serious cyclist casualties, are still rising more steeply than cycle use.
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”.
20 January 2015 - 9:56am
Research shows growth in cycling could be worth £¼ trillion
The benefits of increased cycling could be worth £248bn between now and 2050
New research commissioned by CTC shows that cycling could provide economic benefits worth £248bn between now and 2050 if England meets the targets for increased cycle use as proposed in the parliamentary ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report.
20 January 2015 - 12:00am
£248bn in economic benefits by 2050 through cycling
Cyclists crossing Redhayes Bridge, Exeter
Today (Tuesday 20 January 2015) CTC, the national cycling charity, launched its report 'The Economic Cycle – Quantifying the benefits of getting England Cycling' which found cycling in England could generate a total of £248bn in economic benefits by 2050.
19 January 2015 - 3:54pm
Walking and Cycling coalition makes public statement
Cyclists on Lambeth Bridge, London
CTC joins a coalition of cycling and walking partners to support an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill that would create a long term financial commitment and strategy for cycling and walking in England.
12 January 2015 - 10:02am
CTC project Sheffield Cycling 4 All scoops award
Caroline Waugh at Sheffield Cycling 4 All
CTC affiliated project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All, has won Cycle Sheffield's 'Grassroots Cycling Initiative the Year' award. This is great news for the project, and is a just reward for the hard work of the new steering group formed back in April 2014.
17 December 2014 - 4:26pm
Somerset and Hereford support Space for Cycling
Councillors supporting Space for Cycling by Highway Authority - 16 Dec 2014
Somerset has became the first shire county with over 30% of its councillors committed to Space for Cycling. Since then, Hereford County Council has followed with 47% of councillors backing the campaign.
16 December 2014 - 6:23pm
Somerset Council praised for political support for cycling
Councillors supporting Space for Cycling by Highway Authority
Cycling organisations have congratulated Somerset County Council for their political commitment to cycling this week.
26 November 2014 - 8:56pm
Government’s “cycling revolution” moves up a gear: now we need to accelerate, says CTC
Westminster
CTC, the national cycling charity, has hailed Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s announcement of £214m of new funding for cycling as a key milestone on the way to the “Cycling revolution” promised by David Cameron last year.
14 November 2014 - 12:12pm
CTC calls for ambition and funding commitment in Cycle Strategy
Cycling Minister Robert Goodwill MP and Prof David Cox
CTC has responded to the Department for Transport's consultation on their draft Cycling Delivery Plan, calling for greater ambition and a commitment to at least £10 per head per year.
13 November 2014 - 3:40pm
Government tells New Forest to give back cycle grant
Cyclists in the New Forest
CTC gives its reaction to the Government's order for the New Forest National Park Authority to return a £1.5 million grant allocated for cycle specific projects.
24 October 2014 - 5:06pm
Public Health England wants you to cycle
PHE chart
Government body designated to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing sees cycling as an answer
22 October 2014 - 5:05pm
Have your say on the Cycling Delivery Plan
Birmingham cyclists
The Department for Transport has set up a series of public regional workshops where the Goverment's latest draft cycling strategy is up for discussion.
16 October 2014 - 9:58am
Government cycling strategy is “derisory plan” not “delivery plan”
Penny farthing budget for cycling woefully inadequate says CTC
14 October 2014 - 10:14am
Commons debate to discuss UK cycling's future
Westminster
This Thursday 16 October, MPs return to the Commons to debate the future of UK cycling. CTC’s Sam Jones gives some background to the debate and explains why your MP should attend.
13 October 2014 - 12:02pm
The party is over, now it is time for funding
Robert Goodwill MP and Richard Burden MP at Birmingham Space for Cycling ride
With party conference season over for another year, CTC Campaigner Robbie Gillett takes a look at the main political parties’ positions on funding for cycling.
9 October 2014 - 11:33am
CTC launch #Funding4Cycling
Funding for Cycling
Delayed plans for cycling growth suggest lack of Government commitment and leadership, so CTC is asking all cyclists join them in telling the Chancellor to provide funding for cycling.

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