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Space for Cycling petition presented to the Leader of the Council

The political will is there, now we need action! The political will is there, now we need action! This was the message from the Leader of Sutton Council, Ruth Dombey, when we presented our Space for Cycling petition on 23

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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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Summary of our meeting 2/2/2015

This was our first meeting of 2015, and we would like to extend our thanks to Councillor Neil Garratt (Beddington South, Conservative) for coming along to chat with us. Neil had tabled two cycling related questions at the full council meeting

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Is Sutton really trying to provide sustainable transport?

Draft Sustainable Transport Strategy

Sutton Council is consulting local residents and stakeholders on its Draft Sustainable Transport Strategy and would like to hear your views. You need to provide feedback by January 4th. A number of us have read the document and pooling together

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Posted in Advocacy, Consultation, Liveable Town Centres

Space for Cycling: action points for Sutton

Space for Cycling, an initiative from the London Cycling Campaign [1], [2], called on every candidate in the May 2014 London council elections to support one specific action that would help to begin the process of making their local streets

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Remove through motor traffic #Space4Cycling

“Get out of my way” #Space4Cycling This is Rochester Road, Carshalton, London Borough of Sutton – part of a regular cycle route for me and many others. It is a typical suburban road which ought to be 100% OK for

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