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Healthy Streets for London

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Healthy Streets for London, healthy residents in Sutton Today, 16 February 2017, the Mayor’s office, Transport for London, and the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner Will Norman, launched Healthy Streets for London: prioritising walking, cycling and public transport. Read the

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Cycling towards 2018

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Open letter to all Sutton councillors, 5 May 2016: Cllr. Pathumal Ali (Liberal Democrat, Beddington North) Cllr. Nick Mattey (Independent (expelled from Liberal Democrat Party, 15 April 2015; joined Green Party, 25 April 2016), Beddington North) Cllr. Nighat Piracha (Liberal

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Andrew Gilligan at the Hackney Cycling Conference 2015

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The fourth annual Hackney Cycling Conference, organised by Hackney Council with help from the Hackney Cycling Campaign, took place on 5 June 2015. This year the event was supported by Steer Davies Gleave, L&Q, Transport Initiatives and Cyclehoop, and took

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Heart of Hackbridge and space for cycling

London Road, Hackbridge (6 March 2015, around 3.40pm). Is this the best way of managing contested space?

At the Sutton Council Meeting held on 19 January 2015, Councillor Neil Garratt (Beddington South, Conservative) tabled four questions, two of which had cycling themes. The first of Neil’s cycling-related questions, to be discussed here, concerned the Outer London Fund

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Campaign election candidates via #VoteBike

A recent Guardian article asked Which party’s manifesto is strongest on cycling? and of the major parties the results are disappointing: Conservative – 2/10 Labour – 4/10 Liberal Democrat – 8/10 Green – 10/10 UKIP – 0/10 The CTC’s votebike.org.uk campaign is emailing all local electorial

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Sutton Cycle Funding 2015-16

Sutton Council’s report, Local Implementation Plan Funding 2015/2016, has been published as part of an agenda item to the Environment and Neighbourhood Committee meeting on 15 January 2015. For anyone who wishes to know what new cycling infrastructure to expect

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Green Wrythe Lane footway cycleway proposal – a lack of vision for cycling

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No one said it was going to be easy to start the process of making our streets as safe and inviting for cycling as they are in the Netherlands. It should be, but no one, in their heart of hearts,

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Peterborough Road cycle path

On the 31 July 2014, Get Sutton Cycling wrote to Sutton Council to ask for a new design to the cycle path linking Peterborough Road with Bishopsford Road in the Wandle Valley ward. The email is reproduced below. To: Lynn

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