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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.
22 October 2014 - 1:22pm
Sheffield's FridayNightRide wins an award
FridayNightRide receive their award
CTC-affiliated campaign group CycleSheffield has been organising a Friday Night Ride once a month for the last six years, since Bike Week in 2008. The unique rides explore the city and the surrounding countryside, with a different theme every time.
17 October 2014 - 4:57pm
CTC's week in Westminster
Big Ben
Funding4Cycling, Cycling Delivery Plan, Parliamentary cycling debate, new cycle research – a lot has happened this week in UK cycling. CTC sums it all up.
17 October 2014 - 10:35am
The last chance to ask for Funding4Cycling
Funding4Cycling
Friday is the last chance for the public to tell the Chancellor to include Funding4Cycling in his Autumn Budget statement – make sure your voice is heard.
16 October 2014 - 10:02am
Government cycling strategy a "derisory plan, not a delivery plan"
Broken bike
Government's Cycling Delivery Plan, published two hours before key parliamentary debate, fails to make commitments to funding for cycling.
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.
10 October 2014 - 11:12am
The New Forest Gridiron comes of age
Gridiron rider
Last year, CTC Wessex's Gridiron in the New Forest in Dorset celebrated its 21st birthday, and this year's event took place on Sunday 12 October. The 100km route used mainly minor forest roads and took in many of the area's cattle grids, hence the name.
9 October 2014 - 9:51am
Take a minute this week to support #Funding4Cycling
#Funding4Cycling logo
CTC launches its new campaign to get #Funding4Cycling included in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. Take action by Friday 17 October!
2 October 2014 - 1:04pm
Pedal Power to the Palace
Gwenda Owen and Sybil Williams
CTC member Sybil Williams has been awarded a MBE for services to cycling and disabled people. She is riding from Cardiff to Buckingham Palace to collect her award and is inviting other cyclists to join her.
30 September 2014 - 8:30am
Cycle Minister sends off Birmingham ride
Conservative and Labour politicans show support for cycling
Robert Goodwill MP rearranges diary to support the Space for Cycling mass ride at the Conservative Party Conference.
23 September 2014 - 3:06pm
CTC and GMCC ride at Labour Party Conference
Manchester cyclists of all ages take to the roads
Manchester saw 300 cyclists taking to the streets in a peaceful rally promoting the Space for Cycling campaign on Monday 22 September, as one part of CTC campaign activity at the party conference.
23 September 2014 - 2:10pm
Space for Cycling signs up 500th Councillor
Cyclists taking to the streets
Cllr Jerry Evans of Birmingham City Council has signed up as the 500th councillor to the national Space for Cycling campaign.
19 September 2014 - 3:55pm
Road danger reduction and enforcement conference announced
Road Danger Reduction and Enforcement: How policing can support walking and cycl
A one-day conference ‘Road Danger Reduction and Enforcement: How policing can support walking and cycling in London’ is announced today.
18 September 2014 - 1:53pm
Mass Bike Ride at Labour Party Conference
Space for Cycling cartoon
Will you join hundreds of cyclists at the Mass Bike Ride outside the Labour Party Conference in Manchester on Monday 22 September at 6pm?
12 September 2014 - 9:55am
Anaesthetists take to the road to raise money for CTC
Anaesthetists take to the road to raise money for CTC
Dozens of anaesthetists are swapping their theatre scrubs for cycling shorts to raise money to promote cycle safety, after their colleague Dr Guy Jordan, 41, died in a tragic cycling collision. They will be donating some of the funds raised to CTC.
6 September 2014 - 11:15am
Top cyclists support Play on Pedals
Aileen McGlynn OBE and James McCallum with children in Glasgow
Play on Pedals has received support from two of Scotland's cycling heroes - triple Paralympic Gold medal winner Aileen McGlynn OBE, who recently scooped two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games, and James McCallum, who won bronze in Melbourne in 2006.
5 September 2014 - 9:55am
CTC at the Tour of Britain 2014
Mark Cavendish winning in Guildford in 2013
CTC was instrumental in bringing the Tour of Britain to the Chilterns, this week the team at Cycle Chilterns are getting ready to watch the action.
4 September 2014 - 8:35am
Cycle to Work Day
Female cycle commuter cycling away from the camera
CTC is proud to support Cycle to Work Day, a national event championed by multi-gold medal winning Paralympic cyclist, Dame Sarah Storey. It aims to encourage everyone to cycle to work for at least just one day - on Thursday 4 September 2014.
29 August 2014 - 8:50am
Northern Ireland draft Bicycle Strategy: fine words, but targets and funding still needed
The Strategy aims to make cycling "accessible, attractive, safe and desirable"
The aims of the draft Northern Ireland Bicycle Strategy are generally admirable. However it will need to be followed by a Delivery Plan which sets challenging but achievable targets, and provides serious funding, if the Strategy's "fine words" are to be turned into reality.

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