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11 June 2013 - 2:10pm
Tidworth Freeride takes off this weekend
Tidworth Bike Park map
Seven years of dedication, persistence and hard work by a group of mountain bikers and volunteers results this weekend in the opening of the Tidworth Freeride Bike Park in Wiltshire (Saturday 15 June 2013).
10 June 2013 - 11:38am
Cycling is magic in Maldon!
Cycling in Maldon - a family affair
New weekly cycle rides will be helping hundreds of Maldon residents to re-discover the pleasure of cycling this summer.
10 June 2013 - 9:19am
Team CTC put in a solid shift on weekend double header
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In a tough weekend that saw two of the team mount their bikes for two races within the space of 24 hours, Team CTC put on a robust display in Saturday’s IG London Nocturne and the Hillingdon Grand Prix on Sunday.
7 June 2013 - 2:12pm
Cycling Charity challenges the police over tougher road justice
CTC, the national cycling charity, is today launching its Road Justice Campaign which will take to task the police, the prosecution service and the judiciary over the way they treat bad driving and bad drivers.
7 June 2013 - 2:04pm
Inclusive Cycling gets just over half a million Big Lottery Fund boost
People with disabilities enjoying cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity is delighted to have been awarded £590,000 from Big Lottery Fund to enable more people with disabilities to enjoy cycling.
7 June 2013 - 1:59pm
Campaign success - McCourt sentence will be appealed
Today ( May 31st 2013) CTC, the national cycling charity and the family of cyclist Audrey Fyfe are pleased to hear that the Crown Counsel in Edinburgh has decided to refer Gary McCourt’s sentence for appeal, following a campaign by CTC and other organisations’ supporters.
7 June 2013 - 11:50am
London takes a step towards risk-based approach to road safety
TfL's new Road Safety Action Plan has been published
A new road safety plan for the next 7 years has been launched for London. CTC was critical of earlier drafts for failing to include the means to measure the risks of cycling, rather than simply the number of people seriously injured or killed.
5 June 2013 - 4:00pm
Careless driving fixed penalty welcomed
More traffic police are needed to make best use of the new FPN
CTC welcomes the fixed penalty notice for careless driving and the associated 50% increase in all motoring fixed penalties to £100, but urges that dangerous driving still needs to be dealt with by the courts.
4 June 2013 - 11:02pm
Team CTC's Oliver and Payton pushed to the limit on tough Redditch course
Photography: David Higgleton
Tamina Oliver and Hannah Payton put on a strong showing for Team CTC as the Johnson Health Tech GP Series entered its third round in Redditch on Tuesday afternoon. The duo finished in the top half of the field in a sterling performance.
4 June 2013 - 2:30pm
CTC launches Road Justice campaign
CTC's Road Justice campaign
CTC has launched its Road Justice Campaign, which will take to task the police, the prosecution services and the judiciary over the way they treat bad driving and bad drivers.
3 June 2013 - 4:50pm
Legends Of Mountain Biking Headed to Selkirk
The 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships, The Selkirk MTB Marathon and a cycling street party in Selkirk. On Saturday 8 June up to 100 elite cross country mountain bike racers from throughout the UK descended on Selkirk in the Scottish Borders for the 2013 British MTB Marathon Championships.
3 June 2013 - 4:44pm
Two top ten places for Team CTC riders in Banbury
Team CTC
Lydia Boylan and Tamina Oliver were well placed in Sunday's Banbury Star Road Race, which is part of the women's National Team Series. Over a distance of 72km, the pair worked at the front of the race throughout.
3 June 2013 - 4:37pm
Privateer Beastway MTB Series 2013
Beastway Racing
The Privateer Beastway mountain bike race series, one of the longest running in the UK, re-launched on Wednesday 29th May at Redbridge Cycling Centre in Essex. The iconic grass roots series will run every Wednesday evening for eight weeks.
31 May 2013 - 11:55am
CTC welcomes decision to appeal sentence for Audrey Fyfe's killer driver
Audrey Fyfe
CTC and the family of cyclist Audrey Fyfe have welcomed the decision by the Crown Counsel in Edinburgh to refer Gary McCourt’s sentence for appeal, following a campaign by CTC and other organisations’ supporters.
31 May 2013 - 12:06am
Strong Colchester performance sees Team CTC notch first points in the JHTGP tour series
Tamina Oliver racing in Colchester
Team CTC’s Lydia Boylan, Tamina Oliver and Astrid Wingler put on a fine display as the Johnson Health Tech Grand Prix Series entered its second round in Colchester on Thursday afternoon.
30 May 2013 - 12:01pm
Inclusive Cycling gets just over half a million Big Lottery Fund boost
Zara enjoying a Sheffield Freedom Disability Cycling Day
CTC is delighted to have been awarded £590,000 from Big Lottery Fund to enable over 1000 more people with disabilities to enjoy cycling.
24 May 2013 - 10:15am
The AA and BSM launch cycle awareness module for all driving instructors
BSM learner vehicle next to a cyclists in Cambridge
CTC has welcomed the announcement by the AA and BSM that they will roll out a cycle awareness module to its driving instructors. The absence of cycle training for teenagers and the poor understanding of needs and rights of cyclists by some of the population has lead to aggressive behaviour.
21 May 2013 - 11:31am
Double success for Team CTC ahead of televised tour series
Lydia Boylan
Lydia Boylan crossed the line in first place in the South East regional road race championships on Saturday 18th May, whileTracey Fletcher climbed onto the podium with a second place in the East Midlands Regional road race championships the following day.
20 May 2013 - 6:01pm
200+ Cyclists needed! Prudential RideLondon Cycle Safety Simulation Exercise
London Emergency Services, RideLondon Exercise
Free Bank Holiday Cycle Event, Parliament Square, London. A few hundred cyclists are needed this bank holiday to help London's Emergency Services and the Prudential RideLondon organisers run a simulated emergency exercise on the streets of London.
14 May 2013 - 12:09pm
Minor win for cyclists as prosecution guidance shifts
The driver of this car was charged with 'careless driving'
In early May 2013 new guidance from the Crown Prosecution Service on prosecuting acts of bad driving was published. It includes a potentially important addition in determining what should be charged as 'dangerous' rather than 'careless' driving.

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  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
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