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

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Tel: 0844-736-8453 // 07786-320713
Email: publicity@ctc.org.uk

15 July 2013 - 12:54pm
Cycling but not as you know it! Electric Bicycles come to Henley
The opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Chilterns countryside by bicycle is getting a boost, an electrically powered boost! CTC, the national cycling charity has linked up with the Electric Bicycle Network to bring you cycling, but not as we usually know it.
24 June 2013 - 1:13pm
Calls for the CSR to include cycling money as parliament agrees to debate the 'Get Britain Cycling' report
CTC welcomes the news that Parliament will now debate the findings of the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report and urges that the Chancellor shows a similar commitment to cycling when he unveils his Comprehensive Spending Review decisions on government funding next Wednesday 26th June
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).
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
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.
14 May 2013 - 8:49am
Thousands of cyclists join victims’ families to demand a proper sentence for driver who killed twice
This morning the Chief Executive of CTC - the national cycling charity - will hand a letter to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in Edinburgh to register a formal appeal against what the charity has called a ‘scandalous’ sentence handed down on May 3rd to Gary McCourt.
24 April 2013 - 2:23pm
CTC backs Parliamentarians’ call for Cameron to “Get Britain Cycling”
CTC, the national cycling charity, is calling on David Cameron to act on a report published today calling for 10 per cent of journeys in Britain to be made by cycle by 2025 – the current figure is less than 2 per cent.
28 February 2013 - 2:30pm
CTC and CyclingBuddy
Two cyclists ride together
CTC, the national cycling charity, and CyclingBuddy.com are teaming up to promote cycling in the UK.
21 January 2013 - 3:35pm
CTC elite women’s racing team launches at the London Bike Show
CTC, the national cycling charity presented its elite women’s cycling team on Saturday at the London Bike Show.
14 January 2013 - 11:05am
National cycling charity launches women’s elite cycling team
Team CTC is a new elite women's cycling team
CTC, the national cycling charity is launching a UK-based elite women’s cycling team that will take on a number of big races in the 2013 racing calendar.
25 October 2012 - 4:35pm
CTC demands real ministerial leadership after feeble response to Commons safety inquiry
The Government's response to the Select Committee inquiry
CTC, the national cycling charity, urges Ministers to show much stronger leadership on encouraging more and safer cycling, after a lamentably weak response to the Commons Transport Select Committee’s inquiry earlier this year on road safety.
24 September 2012 - 11:47am
Cycletopia – turning cycling dreams into reality
Cycletopia includes 15 real life examples of good schemes to promote cycling
CTC, the national cycling charity has created ‘Cycletopia’ – an imaginary town made up of 15 real life examples in the UK of the best ways to promote, protect and inspire cycling.
30 August 2012 - 12:24pm
New figures on local cycle use are "a powerful tool for measuring progress"
Commuters in London
CTC has welcomed new figures showing how much walking and cycling is being done regularly around England by adults. This data, now being collected thanks to CTC's campaigning, will soon prove invaluable for measuring which local authorities are successfully raising cycle use locally.
24 July 2012 - 4:08pm
Leicestershire cyclists pedal three times around the world in 21 days
Steve Goddard and Debbie Ingelsant who work at Beaumont Shopping Centre
Hundreds of workers in Leicestershire cycled over 74,000 miles in the 'Leicester Shire Cycle Challenge 2012' – the equivalent of cycling three times around the world.
12 July 2012 - 4:03pm
CTC member gets payout from Arriva after leaping from her bike to avoid a bus
Copyright Dimitry Shironosov, Shutterstock.com
A 54-year-old cyclist from Garston in Liverpool, who leaped from her bike to avoid being hit by a bus, achieved a financial settlement from public transport operator Arriva.
5 July 2012 - 12:14pm
And they're off... the Cardiff Cycle Challenge begins!
Cyclists in Cardiff
More than 1,500 people from around 80 different organisations across Cardiff are taking part in the Cardiff Cycle Challenge. And, because there’s still time to sign up, it’s hoped that even more people will join in.
28 June 2012 - 11:07am
Serious injuries to cyclists soar
CTC – the national cycling charity – has responded to news of a 16% increase in cyclist serious injuries in one year, by saying that the Government can’t expect more and safer cycling whilst at the same time cutting back on traffic policing and other road safety measures.
13 June 2012 - 5:08pm
Transport for Greater Manchester Cycle Challenge results
Informa staff in the TFGM Challenge
Over 2000 employees in Greater Manchester cycled over 170,000 miles in the Transport for Greater Manchester Cycle Challenge – the equivalent of cycling nearly seven times around the world.
8 June 2012 - 11:11am
CTC is awarded full charitable status
Charity Commission Logo
The Charity Commission for England and Wales has approved CTC’s application to become a charity. The decision recognises that all the work of the UK's largest cycling organisation, with its 68,000 strong membership, is of benefit to the public.

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Carol McKinley (Acting)
  • 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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