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Air pollution video – what happened next? (Part 2)

Introduction In ‘Air Pollution video – what happened next? (Part 1)‘ (Get Sutton Cycling, April 2018) we considered the replies and acknowledgements received from councillors in response to the ‘Air Pollution in Sutton’ email that had been sent to all fifty-four

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Air pollution video – what happened next? (Part 1)

Introduction In the autumn of 2017, Get Sutton Cycling published a video called ‘Air Pollution in Sutton: How it affects you and how cycling can help‘.  The short film, aimed primarily at our councillors, set out the facts behind transport-related

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Notes from our meeting on 14 March 2018

Get Sutton Cycling – the London Cycling Campaign in Sutton – met in the Presidents’ Lounge, Sutton United Football Club, The Borough Sports Ground, Gander Green Lane, Sutton, SM1 2EY 1 Present: Gary (Chair), Charles (Coordinator), Neil, John K (Joint

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AGM report 2017

Annual General meeting of Get Sutton Cycling – the London Cycling Campaign in Sutton. September 28, 2017 from 7.30 pm at the Minor Hall, Trinity Church Halls, Hill Road, Sutton SM1 1DZ The agenda is available here: Agenda AGM 2017 In

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The video you can’t afford to miss

It is no exaggeration to say that every week there is another report on the dreadful quality of the air in London and its suburbs. There have been plenty of instances of poor air quality recorded in the London Borough

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Bute Road, the A232 and how to spend some money

You probably know the busy A232, Croydon Road, through Wallington. There is an informal crossing that local cyclists use from Bute Road into Beddington Park. Cycling north on Bute Road, perhaps 5 metres before the A232, you see cyclists…       

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Inspiring vision and then… the reality

Sutton’s quarterly Cycle Forum took place on January 10 2017. This Forum is an occasion when officers of the Council discuss local cycling or other road schemes and issues with local cyclists. Sometimes the Council’s cycling czar is present as

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle Forum, Funding

The Wallington Superhighway? An easy win.

Wallington ought to be a honey pot for people on bikes. It has major shopping chains, but on a human scale, plenty of smaller shops and varied eating places, a regular farmers’ market, a post office and a railway station

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Cycling in Sutton – the view ahead

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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Sutton Cycle Forum March 2016

This is the first of a new series of posts from Get Sutton Cycling about the Sutton Cycle Forum –a meeting that takes place once every three months between cyclists in Sutton and officers of the London Borough of Sutton.

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