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Freshers' cycle training after call from Oxford MP to improve safety for students

Oxford University freshers to get free cycle training as CTC answers MP’s call at the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ debate
Riders on a street

During last week’s well-attended cycling debate in Parliament, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Nicola Blackwood questioned the lack of cycle training for students coming to the city and cycling for the first time on unfamiliar roads.

After campaigning with other cycling organisations for the debate, and the recent ‘Cycling Revolution’ cash announced by David Cameron, CTC the national cycling charity, has offered to help.

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A moveable feast for businesses in Brentford

Brentford Bikes, a project partly-funded by CTC, is looking to connect the people and places across of Brentford through a moveable feast of food, art and culture in order to promote the use of cargo bikes for business deliveries.
Three people pedalling cargo bikes

Various organisations are joining forces to help launch an innovative project that hopes to increase the number of Brentford businesses using cargo bikes to deliver their goods and services. The project, Brentford Bikes, will make available three Christiania cargo bikes for a three month period during a pilot phase; these can be used by local businesses free of charge.

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Woodland Discovery Centre
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Ecclesall Woods
Abbey Lane
Sheffield
S7 2QZ

JG Graves Woodland Discovery Centre is located at the Saw Mill site in Ecclesall Woods, approximately three miles from the centre of Sheffield. It proximity to the outdoors and urban areas makes it an ideal venue for a number of courses.

Courses available at this venue

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Cycling after a Stroke

The sight of his three professional quality bikes hung up in the garage was a constant reminder of what David Watts was missing following a stroke.
David Watts riding his bike

We were both bowled over by what he was able to achieve yesterday, his self esteem/confidence has been increased by a huge amount."
Sue, David's wife

Sue Watts made contact with CTC's Steve Marsden at the Disability Cycling Centre in Sheffield after being referred by physiotherapist Alison at the Park Rehabilitation Centre, Rotherham.

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A busy end to summer in the Chilterns

22 August 2013
There are events, events and more events coming up over the next couple of months and Cycle Chilterns will be supporting lots of them!
Riders enjoying Shoretrax at Oxford & Thame Show

It's a packed end to the cycling season with a number of local club events in the calendar. Cycle Chilterns will be supporting these in a number of ways, as well as attending a variety of other local events offering a range of activities.

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CTC's New Forest Cycling Week 2013 - another great success

This year, there were 220 attendees at the CTC’s New Forest Rally, now in its 39th year. As usual there was a wide mix of people, including families with children, couples on their own and individuals, some of whom cycle camped.
Riders in the New Forest

As is the case every year, CTC East Sussex and Chippenham Wheelers both brought big contingents. Others came from a little further away, including Wales, Scotland, Denmark and even Malaysia!

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Can you design a pump track? CTC's latest competition needs your ideas

CTC MTB has teamed up with Urban Design Specialists DHUD, DMR Bikes and the Cycle Show, the UK’s number one cycling exhibition to capture your ideas and potential opportunities for the development of a pump track project.
Rider on a pump track

Calling all budding trail designers and dirt riders!

Here is a chance to turn your fantasy trail design into reality.

If you ride at your local bike park and you reckon you could have come up with some better ‘berms’ and ‘rollers ’ then have a go at designing your own.

CTC, the national cycling charity’s MTB trail consultancy team has linked up with Urban Design Specialists DHUD, DMR Bikes and the Cycleshow, the UK’s number one cycling exhibition to capture your ideas and potential opportunities for the development of a pump track.

Live SMART, Redhill

Name of project / organisation

Live SMART

Type of organisation

Charity

Address / directions

8 – 10 Portland Drive, Merstham, Surrey RH1 3HY

Bespoke, Manchester

Name of project / organisation

Bespoke cycle recycle

Type of organisation

Charity (The Message Trust)

Hope2cycle, Bournemouth

Name of project / organisation

Hope2cycle

Type of organisation

Charity/social enterprise

Address / directions

878 Wimborne Road Bournemouth BH9 2DR

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