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12 May 2012 - 1:45pm
CTC AGM results
CTC Councillor Welna Bowden voting at the AGM
Find out the results of CTC's AGM in Sheffield. Almost 100 members attended and thousands more sent in proxy votes ahead of the meeting.
10 May 2012 - 2:02pm
UK bike sales expected to reach all time high
CTC Ride to the Pies Sportive in Dorset
A new report from Mintel predicts sales of bikes will reach an all time high in 2012 - with the market set to grow by a further 8% on 2011 to reach £700 million this year.
9 May 2012 - 7:18pm
Organisations across Wales rise to the Challenge
Cardiff Cycle Challenge
Three Cycle Challenges will take place across Wales this summer in Cardiff, Swansea and Gwynedd - Anglesey.
8 May 2012 - 11:30am
Brighton goes against the flow
Jubilee St has a contra-flow cycle lane - 12 more will only be signed only
Contra-flow cycling is coming to more streets in the North Laine neighbourhood of central Brighton.
8 May 2012 - 9:37am
Transport for Greater Manchester Cycle Challenge
Wheels in motion for TfGM Workplace Cycle Challenge
CTC, along with partners Challenge for Change are currently running a Workplace Cycle Challenge for Transport for Greater Manchester across the 10 districts of Manchester.
4 May 2012 - 12:41pm
High prices fuel cycling in Southampton
Petrol Pump: Copyright Ruslan Semichev 2012, Shutterstock
Are petrol and diesel prices fuelling a rise in cycling? Research by Southampton University reveals a third of cyclists in the city are cycling more to avoid paying at the pump.
4 May 2012 - 10:36am
Pedal on Parliament
Pedal on Parliament poster
Thousands of cyclists pedalled to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh to demand that politicians do all they can to make Scotland a cycle-friendly nation.
3 May 2012 - 2:26pm
London cab firm boycotted by cyclists
John Griffin of Addison Lee
The owner of Addison Lee - a minicab company that operates in central London - has got into hot water with cyclists after a series of belligerent statements about cyclists and bus lanes.
26 April 2012 - 3:45pm
Jon Snow and Josie Dew at the Transport Select Committee
CTC President Jon Snow
President and Vice-President of CTC respectively, Jon Snow and Josie Dew appeared alongside editor of The Times, James Harding, whose 'Cities fit for cycling' campaign has triggered a shift in political support for cycling. Two ministers with responsibility for cycling also gave evidence.
24 April 2012 - 11:46am
Royal Mail says you're fired to cycling postie
Keep Posties Cycling protest letters being delivered to Royal Mail
A cycling postman - William Blight from Corfe Castle in Dorset - has lost his job because he refused to deliver mail without his bike.
17 April 2012 - 9:03am
Rome to Home 2012
In August 2012 six CTC supporters will set off from the Coliseum in Rome on a sponsored cycle ride back to London. Find out how they are preparing for this epic journey.
13 April 2012 - 10:12pm
Everybody Active - safe cycling sessions for adults with disabilities in Reading
All ability cyclists take to the track in Reading
Everybody Active is a cycling session run each week on a Wednesday. The sessions provide the opportunity for adults with disabilities to cycle in a safe environment.
11 April 2012 - 10:28am
Cannock Arthritis Care take to cycling
Seona Pinner and Sally Watt from Cannock Arthritis Care
CTC’s Cycling Development Officer Beccy Marston met with Cannock Arthritis Care to explain how cycling can help relieve arthritis pain and keep your joints moving.
10 April 2012 - 6:23pm
Are we getting to the bottom of the pothole problem?
A pothole recently formed on an old road work site
Why are our roads are in such a bad state? A report on potholes by the Government has been published today.
5 April 2012 - 3:01pm
Bike Club Comes to The Trax
Illustration of The Loop (Back On Track, by kind permission of the Trax)
The Trax Off Road Racing Club in Tottenham has been successful in a bid for a Bike Club grant.
5 April 2012 - 2:28pm
Free cycling training for the over 50s in Swindon
Over 50s begginners line up for their first lesson
The Over 50’s Cycling Courses in Swindon have been so popular that it is fully booked months in advance and more dates have been added to cope with demand.
29 March 2012 - 3:29pm
Government launches strategy for walking and cycling
Cyclists in central London
The Department for Transport and the Department of Health published their Active Travel Strategy in February 2010. It incorporated a new National Cycle Plan, which promised to launch a "Decade of Cycling" in England.
28 March 2012 - 12:45pm
York cycle campaigners attempt to save key cycle route
Water End Junction
CTC cycle campaigners from York do battle to retain the road layout at Water End junction, which includes an advisory cycle lane. Some local residents have claimed since it was introduce it has caused increased traffic congestion. Local campaigners are fighting for it to stay on safety grounds.
22 March 2012 - 5:03pm
The Fat Cycle Rider tells how he lost 8st 4lb by riding to work
Blogger Toby Field also known as The Fat Cycle Rider
Toby Field only took up cycling two years ago but is now riding ten miles to work and back each day - and is now a whole lot healthier and a lean cycle rider into the bargain.
20 March 2012 - 3:14pm
Cycle trains - a good way to encourage people to commute by bike
Commuting cyclists in a group
Cyclists in Stirlingshire, Scotland have formed a bike train from Dunblane station to Stirling University as a way of encouraging more people to use sustainable transport and reduce the number of car journeys.

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