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Bute Road, the A232 and how to spend some money

You probably know the busy A232, Croydon Road, through Wallington. There is an informal crossing that local cyclists use from Bute Road into Beddington Park. Cycling north on Bute Road, perhaps 5 metres before the A232, you see cyclists…       

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, Safe Routes to Schools

What is your councillor doing for cycling?

We saw at the recent election for Mayor of London, nearly all the candidates got on board “Sign for Cycling” campaign. So what are our councillors doing to support this commitment to cycling? If you look around Sutton, you’ll be

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Cycling to school 2016

Cycling To School – 2016 We are pleased to have this latest guest post from Cycling Dad, Stephen Hart. In 2014, Stephen related the experience of cycling to school in the London Borough of Sutton with his young daughter. Two years later, and

Posted in Advocacy, Safe Routes to Schools

Over to you

Today was a long day spent raising awareness of #space4cycling and #ridesutton by giving out leaflets, stickers and flags on Sutton High Street. We gave out hundreds of flyers and spoke to dozens of shoppers about cycling and what it’s

Posted in Advocacy, Protected Space for Cycling, Road Safety, Safe Routes to Schools

Cycling to School In London Borough of Sutton

Monday Mar 31 – The weather is improving, and it’s great to be outdoors away from the congested roads and cycling by the River Wandle.  The back streets we use seem unusually quiet today, it’s the last week of term

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Posted in 20mph, Advocacy, Protected Space for Cycling, Road Safety, Safe Routes to Schools

Cycling to school in London Borough of Sutton

My daughter is in Year 1 and goes to school about 1.5 miles from our home. A journey that’s almost always going to be easier, quicker and cheaper by bike than any other means. When she started at school, aged

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