Latest press releases from CTC - the UK's national cyclists' organisation

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19 December 2014 - 10:36am
Cyclists’ Defence Fund to support Michael Mason’s family quest for justice
The bereaved family of cyclist Michael Mason will begin their quest for justice after the Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF) confirmed today (Friday 19 December) that it will provide funding to support their case.
16 December 2014 - 6:23pm
Somerset Council praised for political support for cycling
Councillors supporting Space for Cycling by Highway Authority
Cycling organisations have congratulated Somerset County Council for their political commitment to cycling this week.
26 November 2014 - 8:56pm
Government’s “cycling revolution” moves up a gear: now we need to accelerate, says CTC
CTC, the national cycling charity, has hailed Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s announcement of £214m of new funding for cycling as a key milestone on the way to the “Cycling revolution” promised by David Cameron last year.
24 November 2014 - 3:02pm
New Government figures show PM's “cycling revolution” going wrong way - says CTC
National Transport Model figures show cycling trips on the decrease
18 November 2014 - 12:00am
English Core Cities appetite for cycling ranked
Pedalling through Manchester
Newcastle, Manchester and Nottingham have highest levels of support for cycling
3 November 2014 - 9:53am
Lords to vote on halting decline in cycling and walking investment
The House of Lords could take the first steps towards halting the decline in funding for walking and cycling today, as it considers an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill proposed by six national organisations.
31 October 2014 - 1:52pm
PM needs to step in to Get Britain Cycling
PM needs to step in to Get Britain Cycling says CTC
CTC says Prime Minister needs to show more personal involvement if he wants to achieve his "cycling revolution"
16 October 2014 - 9:58am
Government cycling strategy is “derisory plan” not “delivery plan”
Penny farthing budget for cycling woefully inadequate says CTC
9 October 2014 - 11:33am
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.
29 September 2014 - 10:30am
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.
22 September 2014 - 9:59am
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.
18 September 2014 - 10:48am
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.
26 June 2014 - 11:23am
Cyclist fatalities and serious injuries down for 2013, but no room for complacency
Police and Ambulance attending a road crash
The release of the latest reported road casualties for Great Britain show that cyclist serious injuries and deaths dropped in 2013. Combined with the news earlier this month that cycle use has risen slightly, this looks like a positive story.
16 April 2014 - 2:00pm
CTC leads national campaign challenging councillors across Britain to make space for cycling
Space for Cycling
Thousands of councillors from across the country will be asked to create the conditions where anyone can cycle anywhere, as CTC, the national cycling charity and local cycle campaign groups join forces to demand space for cycling.
10 February 2014 - 9:27am
CTC urges MPs to demand action and funding to ‘Get Britain Cycling’
CTC, the national cycling charity, will urge MPs to demand leadership, commitment to quality cycling conditions, and funding of at least £10 per person annually, to ‘Get Britain Cycling’ when giving evidence at today’s Commons Transport Select Committee inquiry on cycle safety.
30 January 2014 - 4:16pm
CTC leads collaboration to win largest ever award from Postcode Lottery
Photo of the Play on Wheels team
A new CTC-led project will allow every four-year-old child in Glasgow the opportunity to learn to ride a bike.
29 January 2014 - 12:26pm
Advertising watchdog’s helmet ruling threatens the promotion of normal cycling
The now banned but contested advertisement
CTC, the national cycling charity, has voiced concern over a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) which could prevent future adverts from showing cyclists without helmets on TV.
2 January 2014 - 2:45pm
From Road Safety poster boy to an ambassador amongst students for CTC, the national cycling charity
From a very early age, 20 year old Jonathan Billington was thrust into the world of road safety.
31 December 2013 - 3:55pm
Government backs Cycling Charity’s pothole reporting website
Cycling and Roads Minister Robert Goodwill with the current app
The Department for Transport (DfT) has pledged £30,000 to enable CTC, the national cycling charity to revamp its 'Fill That Hole’ pothole reporting website and develop a new app compatible with smartphones running Android software.
18 December 2013 - 1:06pm
IPHONE ‘CRASH KIT’ app launched by Cycling Charity
CTC, the national cycling charity has launched an iPhone app to make it simpler to record vital details in the rare instance you are involved in a cycling incident. The charity is keen to point out that the risk of cycling remains relatively unchanged over the last ten years*.

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

 

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