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6 November 2014 - 4:21pm
Community Cycle Club opens in Aldershot
The Community Cycle Club at The Source in Aldershot
A group of keen young adults were the first recruits to complete CTC Cycle Maintenance training as part of the new Community Cycle Club in Aldershot.
6 November 2014 - 11:54am
Lest We Forget: How CTC supported those injured during WW1
Wreaths with the CTC badge and poppies
This year, one hundred years on, as we remember all those who lost their lives in World War 1, we would like to take some time to reflect on the role cycling and CTC had in the recovery of soldiers that did return home from the battlefields with physical and emotional scars.
5 November 2014 - 3:04pm
CTC mourns passing of John Radford
John Radford
Friend, fellow cyclist and future CTC Councillor Martyn Bolt says a few words on the passing of fellow Councillor John Radford.
5 November 2014 - 12:29pm
Still no date for Dangerous Driving sentencing review
Westminster at dusk
Government response to Westminster Hall debate on Wednesday evening still refuses to announce when we can expect the Dangerous Driving sentencing review
4 November 2014 - 3:48pm
CTC joins BBC on a tandem
BBC and CTC on a tandem
You'd better believe it! CTC’s Roger Geffen talks to BBC Transport Correspondent Richard Westcott about cycle safety on Wednesday 5 November’s BBC Breakfast show.
31 October 2014 - 9:59am
Pressure to introduce presumed liability in Scotland
Scottish Parliament urged to pass Members' Bill for presumed liability
The families of two cyclists killed on Scotland's roads have joined the campaign for presumed liability.
30 October 2014 - 3:30pm
The Big Bike Revival
The Big Bike Revival
This week, CTC helped over a thousand people fix their bikes at a series of events called the Big Bike Revival.
27 October 2014 - 11:49am
11-year-old cycles Land's End to John o'Groats - in 11 days!
11-year-old Patrick Kielhmann
During his half-term holiday, 11-year-old CTC member Patrick Kielhmann has cycled from Land's End to John o' Groats in 11 days.
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
24 October 2014 - 11:39am
Driver facing jail for seriously injuring CTC councillor
John Radford
This week the driver who hit John Radford in July 2013 was found guilty of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. Michael Gledhill faces up to five years in jail and John's family a life sentence.
24 October 2014 - 7:31am
Lancashire Youth Challenge wins Sport England Project of the Year
Lancaster Youth Challenge
The Lancaster Youth Challenge(LYC), a sports and arts programme delivered by The Dukes, Marsh Community Centre, Fylde YMCA and the national cycle charity CTC, received the Sportivate (Sport England) Project of the Year Award at a ceremony in the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday.
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!

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