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

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Email: publicity@ctc.org.uk

17 September 2013 - 2:38pm
Cyclist to challenge Fixed Penalty Notice after appeal raises £2300 for legal fees.
Cyclists have shown overwhelming support for Alex Paxton who is challenging the FPN he received a month ago in London. Individual donors have given a total of £2333.
17 September 2013 - 12:40pm
Surrey based cycling charity already looking forward to the NEXT Tour of Britain
The team take part in Tour deFeminin Krasna Lipa stage race in the Czech Republi
As the Tour of Britain arrives in the county, Surrey based cycling charity CTC looks forward to the next big event – the Women's Tour
9 September 2013 - 2:53pm
Freshers' cycle training after call from Oxford MP to improve safety for students
Riders on a street
Oxford University freshers to get free cycle training as CTC answers MP’s call at the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ debate
4 September 2013 - 2:54pm
Lorry crack down for London a timely announcement says CTC
A package of measures announced today by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond and London Mayor Boris Johnson to help make cycling conditions safer in the capital is good news, says CTC.
13 August 2013 - 9:46am
CTC urges MPs to back today’s long-term funding announcement for PM's "Cycling Revolution"
CTC, the national cycling charity welcomes David Cameron’s announcement today of a £94 Million boost to cycle use in 8 major cities and 4 national parks in England and urges local authorities and MPs to make the most of this golden opportunity for cycling.
15 July 2013 - 1:02pm
Cycling road crash victims and campaigners visit over 30 Police and Crime Commissioners to call for 'Road Justice'
West Midlands PCC Bob Jones meets CTC Campaigner Paul Middleton
Today, (July 11th ) campaigners and victims of cycling road crashes are meeting with Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) across England and Wales to hand in CTC, the national cycling charity’s Road Justice report.
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
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.
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.

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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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