Monthly Archives: January 2016

Green Wrythe Lane back on the agenda

In the week that we had expected to finally see the publication of Sutton’s new Cycling Strategy (approved November 2015), a strategy in which Sutton Council declare “we are ambitious about increasing cycling in the borough and we are committed to

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Notes from our January 2016 meeting

Our first meeting of 2016 took place on the 25th of January at the Lord Nelson Pub on Lower Road. Thanks for attending Victoria, Councillor Neil Garratt, John, Mike, Alex, Shirley, Colin, Maeve, Gary, Charles, Chris, Ben and John. Special

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A ride around North Cheam and Worcester Park with Councillor Manuel Abellan

On the 18th of December, Charlotte Gilhooly and I took Manuel Abellan, Councillor for Beddington South and Sutton Council’s Cycling Champion, on a ride around North Cheam and Worcester Park. We started at the crossroads in North Cheam (Malden Road

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Another path in another park

At the Sutton Cycle Summit 2014 we were told that Sutton Council had created a cycle network in the 1980s by utilising spaces in parks. That’s interesting, because thirty years on, and the borough’s latest “cycling infrastructure” is another path

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“Sutton has a long history of promoting cycling”

“Sutton has a long history of promoting cycling” (Draft cycling strategy November 2015).   It’s a shame they can’t even manage to extend the yellow lines for the length of this short cycle lane. This is Park Lane, Wallington. NCN

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