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Cycle Campaign News June 2015

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June 2015
Parliamentary bike ride, Bike Week 2015
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Minister for cycling talks funding at Bike Week launch

With the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ Embassy hosting the launch of Bike Week 2015 last Wednesday, thoughts of Dutch cycle provision and the ‘normalcy’ of cycling in Holland were, quite naturally, in the air.

Cycle Campaign News May 2015

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May 2015
House of Parliament
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Exposed: cycling's allies in the new Parliament

We’re pleased to report that the Prime Minister David Cameron not only responded to our online Vote Bike campaign, but also sent a very supportive letter to CTC President, broadcaster Jon Snow.

Despite resistance from the previous administration, the Prime Minister backed Vote Bike’s calls for consistently high design standards for cycling in all highway and traffic schemes, new developments and planned road maintenance work.

Cycle Campaign News April 2015

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April 2015
Polling station
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Cycle-friendly parties?

To help identify likely allies in the next parliament, CTC has not only been asking potential MPs for their pledges and views through Vote Bike, but also scrutinising their parties' cycling intentions.

Cycle Campaign News March 2015

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March 2015
Big Cycling Debate (photo: Amritpal Virdi)
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£1 million for CTC's Big Bike Revival

“As the national cycling charity, CTC wants to encourage as many people as possible to fall back in love with cycling and experience all the health and economic benefits it brings. 

“Knowing so many bikes are lying dormant gathering dust in people’s homes, the Big Bike Revival aims to bring them back to life and give people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities the incentive they need to re-engage with cycling.”

Cycle Campaign News February 2015

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February 2015
Cyclists in London
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Investing in cycling enshrined in law at last!

Royal Assent for a new law that commits the Government to a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS), has made February 2015 a turning point for cycling in England.

Cycle Campaign News January 2015

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January 2015
Cyclists and Parliament
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Breakthrough for Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy!

We're delighted to report that the Government has today (22 January) included an amendment of its own to the Infrastructure Bill (England) in support of a 'Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy'.

Cycle Campaign News December 2014

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December 2014
Paul Tuohy (CTC); Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP; Ian Richardson (CTC)
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CTC hails new cycling cash as 'interim victory'

The Government is investing an extra £214 million in cycling: £114m is for the eight English cities who’ve already received Cycle City Ambition Grants (Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich and Oxford); and £100m for the Highways Agency to improve cycling along and across its network of motorways and trunk roads.

Cycle Campaign News November 2014

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November 2014
Newcastle Space for Cycling ride 2014
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English Core Cities – who’s got the strongest cycling appetite?

CTC and local campaign groups have published a league table ranking the support for cycling from English ‘Core Cities’, based on the number of councillors backing the Space for Cycling campaign outside London. Newcastle is top with an impressive 67%, while Liverpool and Sheffield still have quite a lot of catching up to do.

Cycle Campaign News October 2014

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October 2014
Funding for Cycling
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No Cash on Cycling Delivery PlanAll Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s (APPCG) Get Britain Cycling report

Cycle Campaign News September 2014

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September 2014
Manchester Space for Cycling ride
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Space for Cycling hits party conferences...

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