Monthly Archives: April 2016

A cycling system for Carshalton

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Carshalton in one of Sutton’s problem areas, as far as cycle campaigning goes. It is arguably the most attractive district centre in the borough, yet any potential attractiveness is spoilt by the A232 ploughing straight through the centre of this

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The 2016 mayoral candidates on cycling

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The 2016 mayoral candidates, and what their manifestos have to say about cycling With just over a week to go until London elects its next mayor, we have been taking a look at what the candidates are saying in their

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Notes from our April 2016 meeting

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Monday, 25 April, found us back at the Cock and Bull (competing with TV coverage of the Snooker World Championship from Sheffield, and Premier League Match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion from White Hart Lane (1-1 at full

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Sutton 2031 – is cycling part of the picture?

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Sutton 2031 – is cycling part of the picture? In Sutton 2031 – planning for our future we presented our response to the consultation on the borough’s next Local Plan (2016 to 2031) along with its associated elements, the Draft

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Sutton 2031 – planning for our future

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Here we present Get Sutton Cycling’s response to Sutton Council’s Sutton 2031: planning for our future consultation. Section 1 provides a brief overview of the consultation, and this is followed by the introduction to our response along with a highlighted summary.  The full version

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A24 Epsom Road Cycle Safety Improvements

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Transport for London (TfL) recently consulted on proposals to improve cycle facilities along the A24 Epsom Road, Morden. The consultation, A24 Epsom Road Cycle Safety Improvements, which was open for comment between 8 February and 11 March 2016, focussed on

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Cycling in Sutton – the view ahead

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Weren’t they supposed to stop blocking cycle lanes with signs? Wasn’t that part of their cycling strategy? Or do the pictures say it all with regard to Sutton’s vision for cycling? Sutton’s Cycling Strategy (November 2015) is available to download

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