All the latest cycling news from CTC

14 October 2014 - 11:14am
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 - 1:02pm
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 - 12:12pm
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 - 12:33pm
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.
9 October 2014 - 10:51am
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 - 2:04pm
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 - 9:30am
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.
29 September 2014 - 11:30am
Government told: "stop treating cycling like a poor relation"
CTC President Jon Snow
At the start of the Conservative Party Conference, representatives from a coalition of cycling groups have called on the government to “stop treating cycling like a poor relation” and create a long-term, properly-resourced cycling strategy.
23 September 2014 - 4:06pm
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 - 3:10pm
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.
23 September 2014 - 1:05pm
New registration system for NSI Bikeability Instructors
Changes to the way National Standard Instructor (NSI) information is held are currently being implemented. The way that NSI records are generated, stored and accessed is changing. All instructors need to be aware of these changes so that their records can be updated and maintained.
22 September 2014 - 10:59am
Hundreds attend the Space for Cycling ride in Manchester
Cyclists at the Space for Cycling ride in Manchester
Three hundred join CTC and GMCC ride in support of Space for Cycling at the Manchester Labour Party Conference.
19 September 2014 - 4:55pm
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 - 2:53pm
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?
18 September 2014 - 11:48am
Remove the centre line to increase safety
20 mph speed limit sign painted on a road
New study funded by CTC finds 20 mph speed limits and the removal of centre-lines may be the most effective ways to reduce the speed at which drivers overtake cyclists.
12 September 2014 - 10:55am
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 - 12:15pm
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 - 10:55am
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 - 9:35am
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 - 9:50am
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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