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A meeting with new MP for Sutton and Cheam, Paul Scully

Yesterday (13 June 2015), newly elected Sutton and Cheam MP, Paul Scully, held surgeries at several locations across the constituency for the first time since his election on 5 May. I took the opportunity to go along to Paul’s afternoon

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Heart of Hackbridge and space for cycling

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

London Borough of Sutton

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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