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My Liveable London

This feature is based on the article ‘My Liveable London’ by Fran Graham, published in ‘London Cyclist’ magazine, Spring 2018.  The ‘My Liveable London’ pledge In the weeks running up to the 3 May 2018 London council elections, London Cycling

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The Mayor’s Transport Strategy 2018

The final Mayor’s Transport Strategy was published by the Mayor on 13 March 2018. The document sets out the Mayor’s policies and proposals to reshape transport in London over the next two decades. Transport is at the heart of the vision

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Transforming Fiveways Croydon Factual Consultation Report

On 13 March 2018, Transport for London provided an update on the Fiveways Croydon consultation, that had taken place in the summer of 2017, with the publication of Transforming Fiveways Croydon Factual Consultation Report. The report, which provides comprehensive details of

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Beddington North TfL Major Scheme: going ahead as planned

It was revealed at the Sutton Cycle Forum on Tuesday (9 January 2018) that the design of the proposed two-way cycle-path and footway on Beddington Lane is to go ahead as outlined in the original designs. This announcement is a disappointment,

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No bid from Sutton for 2018 Liveable Neighbourhood funding

Today, 30 November 2017, Transport for London, announced that seven London boroughs had been successful in their initial bids for ‘Liveable Neighbourhood’ funding in 2018/2019. The details are provided in Boroughs secure ‘Liveable Neighbourhood’ funding (TfL, 30 November 2017). Our congratulations

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Get Sutton Cycling on Facebook

To allow us to better spread the word, recruit new members, share the latest news, campaign updates and actions we are moving from using a group to a page. Like the Get Sutton Cycling Page to get updates in your

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Sutton’s proposed first Quietway: the conversation begins

Quietway update: June/ July 2017 In mid-June 2017, Sutton Council sent a letter to all residents of Grennell Road, Elgin Road, Benhill Wood Road and the surrounding area [Streetmap], to inform them about the council’s proposals, in partnership with Transport

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Chris Parry

We are sad to learn that Christopher Parry, local cyclist, founder member of the original Sutton ‘green fair’ (now the Carshalton Environmental Fair), Chemistry teacher and family tree expert, has died. Born in Bradford in November 1942, Chris gave much time

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Glancing back to 2012, looking forward to 2018

Five years on from ‘Cycling towards 2014’ provides an opportunity for reflection In April 2012, I wrote to all fifty-four elected councillors in Sutton. The open letter, ‘Cycling towards 2014’, was published on the Sutton Living Streets website and is

Posted in Advocacy, Comment, News

Healthy Streets for London

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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