#FreeCycle feeder ride from Sutton 9am Sunday 29th May 2022

We will be putting on @RideLondon feeder leisure ride from Sutton Trinity Square to Parliament Square 9am Sunday 29th May 2022 There is also a return led ride at 15:00. https://www.ridelondon.co.uk https://www.ridelondon.co.uk/our-rides/freecycle-led-rides

Posted in Events

Local Election Hustings question and answers

Date: 20th April, 2022 Venue: 45 Benhill Avenue, Sutton SM1 4DD Organised by: The Sutton Civic Society (http://suttoncivicsociety.org.uk/) Speakers were given two minutes to answer each question. To follow our question, audio, transcript of answers and comment. Firstly: We asked,

Posted in Election

Open letter to eight London borough leaders on climate and active travel

Dear leaders of London boroughs of Barnet, Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Harrow, Havering, Sutton and Westminster, We write as committee members and activists of borough cycling groups that are part of the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) to ask you to urgently

Posted in Advocacy

Write to your next council leader today – demand safer cycling and Climate Safe Streets in Sutton.

Today the LCC launched a new video where someone mentions “those little sticks” popping up all over. Unfortunately in Sutton we don’t have any, we need urgent action to get us back on track for 2030 targets following the decision

Posted in Election

Opportunity to speak out about barriers?

We are in the early stages of organising something with the view it could improve many routes and cycleways longer term for all. Thank you to Toby Spearpoint for the heads up. The film is part of a project to

Posted in Advocacy

Sutton just loves Low Traffic Neighbourhoods…

Sutton just loves its low traffic neighbourhoods and their road closures – and among the winners are… Sutton’s own motorists. Plenty of other groupsd win too – all over the London Borough of Sutton

Posted in Advocacy, Areas without through motor traffic, Liveable Town Centres, Safe Routes to Schools, Streetspace

Building back better?

Looking forward to the completion of the renewed cycle path by the river in Hackbridge, the photos looked promising in the Spring of this year. Now it has been open for a while and – most importantly – people are using it, what does it add to local cycling? Well, if luck is on your side, you may find it a pleasant and useful short ride… or you may not.

Posted in Advocacy

Annual Wildlife Ride – Tuesday Evening, 27/07/2021

Account of the Annual Wildlife Ride organised by Cyclism (https://www.cyclism.org.uk/) Meeting Point: Lavington Road, by footbridge (CR0 4PQ) Beddington. Led by Dave Warburton (Biodiversity Officer, London Borough of Sutton) Sometimes a ride doesn’t fit into the normal expected format of

Posted in Events

2021 Summer Solstice Evening Ride

Posted on behalf of Dominic Hewlett The longest day occurred on Monday 21st June this year, and the annual Solstice ride took place two days later. This joint LCC evening ride brings together the boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Richmond, and

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Three cheers for Boris !!!

Last year, the Government published Gear Change: a bold vision for cycling and walking  Gear change .     Twelve months later it has been followed up by Gear Change: One Year On  .  In his Foreword, the Prime Minister says: “Since

Posted in Advocacy
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