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Riding out a national emergency together

There is no doubt that these are challenging and very unsettling times which, for the majority of us, are unprecedented. The current outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, a pandemic, is changing the way we live our lives immensely. On 16 March

Posted in Advocacy, News

Budget 2020 and the active travel vibe

Today (11 March 2020), Chancellor Rishi Sunak “unveiled a £30bn package to boost the economy and get the country through the coronavirus outbreak” (Budget 2020: Chancellor pumps billions into economy to combat coronavirus – bbc.co.uk). Everything you need to know about

Posted in Advocacy, News

February 2020 in review

Continuing the trend that was set in the post January 2020 in review, here is a round-up of a selection of our online tweets, along with some headlines from our offline correspondence, during the month of February 2020 – a

Posted in Month in review, News, Tweets

‘Cycleway between Sutton High Street and Colliers Wood – proposals in the Sutton area’ informal consultation launched

The prospect of Sutton’s first Cycleway receiving funding has taken a step up. Last week (25 February 2020) saw the launch of an informal public consultation, with a focus on measures to improve facilities in the neighbourhoods around the proposed

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Link between Sutton’s first proposed Cycleway and St Helier hospital approved

Sutton Council officers wrote to Get Sutton Cycling, and other stakeholders, on 19 February 2020 with the very welcome news that Transport for London had agreed to fund a link between the proposed Sutton to Morden/Colliers Wood Cycleway and St. Helier

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January 2020 in review

This post was originally published as ‘Our tweets in January 2020’ on 9 February 2020, and subsequently renamed ‘January 2020 in review’ on 18 February 2020. This is the first of what is hoped will become a regular digest of

Posted in Month in review, News, Tweets

Cycle parking expansion on TfL roads in the borough

This article was originally published on 29 January 2020, but was then removed the following day when council officers advised that they were not sure whether TfL wanted the plans for the cycle parking expansion in the borough to be

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Party manifestos and cycling 2019

At the forthcoming General Election, to be held on 12 December 2019, candidates representing the Conservative Party, Green Party, Labour Party and Liberal Democrat Party are seeking election in the two parliamentary constituencies within the London Borough of Sutton –

Posted in Advocacy, Election, News, Safe Routes to Schools

Get Sutton Cycling AGM and Campaign Meeting, October 7, 2019

We met at The Racehorse, West Street, Carshalton. 1 Present: Dominic, John K, John P, Marcus (in the Chair) and Neil. Apologies were received from Ben, Charles, Colin, Gary, Shirley and Victoria. 2 AGM business The Treasurer’s Report was received

Posted in Advocacy, Meetings, News

Will the new cycle crossing in Belmont encourage people to cycle?

1: Overview During July and August of 2019 three new crossings were constructed at the busy Brighton Road / Chiltern Road / Cotswold Road intersection in Belmont (1.5 km to the south of Sutton town centre). One of these crossings

Posted in Advocacy, News
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