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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

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, Protected Space for Cycling

A ride around Cheam with Councillor Manuel Abellan

On Thursday the 8th of October, myself and John Courtman took Sutton Council’s Cycling Champion and Councillor, Manuel Abellan, on our third ride around the borough. This time we were looking at Cheam and the surrounding areas. We started in

Posted in 20mph, Advocacy, Cycle tour, Protected Space for Cycling

A Ride around Sutton Town Centre with Councillor Manuel Abellan

Yesterday, on a very wet morning, John Courtman and myself and took Councillor for Beddington South and newly appointed Cycling Champion, Manuel Abellan, for a tour of Sutton High St and the surrounding roads. This was a follow up to our

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, Liveable Town Centres, Protected Space for Cycling, Road design, Road Safety

Summary of our meeting 2/2/2015

This was our first meeting of 2015, and we would like to extend our thanks to Councillor Neil Garratt (Beddington South, Conservative) for coming along to chat with us. Neil had tabled two cycling related questions at the full council meeting

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Get Sutton Cycling Manifesto

We have decided to write a manifesto to try and clarify what we are trying to achieve with Get Sutton Cycling. Here is our manifesto: What do we do? – We represent the London Cycling Campaign locally, and our aim

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A great speech from Chris Boardman to the London Councillors

Chris Boardman made a powerful speech on the 9th of March at City Hall trying to inspire the local councillors to prioritise cycling to benefit everyone. Sutton Councillors, please pay attention. Here are some extracts from Chris’ message to councillors

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Sutton Council signs up to the London Cycling Campaign’s Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge

We are very glad to hear that Sutton Council has signed up to the London Cycling campaign’s Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge http://www.suttonguardian.co.uk/news/11029178.Sutton_Council_signs_up_to_safer_cycling_pledge/ Councillor Stephen Fenwick and  the London Cycling Campaign’s Tom Bogdanowicz Here are the details: The Pledge “We’ll work

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Space4cyling Survey

Thank you to everyone that came to our space4cycling event on Saturday. If you couldn’t make it or would still like to fill out our survey you can do it here.  As part of the Space for Cycling campaign, we

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What would you like to see in your ward?

In the May elections we will be campaigning ward by ward for improvements for cycling. We have now added polls to each ward page so that you can vote and say which of the six ‘ward asks’ you would most

Posted in Advocacy
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