Yesterday the Westminster All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group published the report & recommendations from their "Get Britain Cycling" inquiry
There is now a Government e petition calling on the Prime Minister to implement the recommendations. If it gets 100,000…
Added by Andrew Abbess on April 25, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments
Following the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, there is an opportunity to get a one-off boost to cycling investment in Scotland. There is just a very short window of opportunity.
For more details and to find how you can help by sending an immediate email to your MSPs, please read the Spokes article right now at:-…
Added by Andrew Abbess on December 10, 2012 at 16:25 — No Comments
A period of Consultation has now opened on proposals for enhancement of the public spaces in front of Quakerfield shop parade in Bannockburn; including cycle parking & a shared use pedestrian/cycling path.
Also on plans for the improvement of the paths along the Bannockburn through Ladywell Park and along the edge of Balquhidderock Wood, and on the improvement of the walking & cycling paths between Bannockburn Primary School and Bannockburn High School and between Wallace…Continue
Added by Andrew Abbess on September 25, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments
British Cycling and Cycling Weekly have called on the Lord Chancellor to launch a comprehensive review of the justice system and how it operates when people are hurt or killed on the road. A parliamentry Early Day Motion has been set up to support this.
The CTC have been gathering data on the subject as part of thier Stop SMIDSY campaign
British Cycling are now asking…
Added by Andrew Abbess on September 7, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments
Cycling Scotland is delighted to announce the 2012/13 Cycle Friendly & Sustainable Communities Fund. please share this information with any groups you feel could benefit from the Cycle Friendly & Sustainable Communities funding:…Continue
Added by Andrew Abbess on April 30, 2012 at 15:05 — No Comments
The new Scottish SNP-majority government is now putting together its first budget. There are some very hopeful signs and some very worrying signs. Please help us ensure that the transport section of the budget invests properly in cycling as a form of transport, for the sake of public health, the environment, the economy … and of you and your family and friends!
Briefly explain your concerns over investment in cycling as a form of local transport. Then ask your MSPs to…Continue
Cycling is unlikely to ever be a major factor in the voting decisions of large numbers of non-cyclists. What we can do however is to make it…
Added by Andrew Abbess on September 2, 2011 at 12:20 — No Comments
The Cycle Touring Club (CTC) produce a magazine for members called Cycle. The lastest edition has some Top Tips on how to use your car less and cycle more. See:-
As the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation, CTC has been protecting and promoting the rights of cyclists since 1878. CTC is a not-for-profit organisation that is funded through its membership and donations. If you join CTC you are giving us a louder…Continue
Added by Andrew Abbess on August 22, 2011 at 14:42 — No Comments
Just read an interesting article on bicycle helmets by Michael Hanlon
I am often asked if I wear a helmet - the answer is sometimes.
Yes I wear a helmet when:-
I came across this excellent blog on a subject I had been intending to write a post - so thanks to James Schwarts here it is: http://www.theurbancountry.com/2011/04/responsibility-accountability-on-our.html
That Blog refers to Stricter Liability when motor vehicles, cycles & pedestrains are sharing space. Stricter Liability is the principle that if there is a collision the…Continue
Added by Andrew Abbess on June 17, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments