Tag Archives: Cycling UK

Cycling UK granted permission for judicial review on removal of Upper Shoreham Road cycle lane

Cycling UK has had its appeal upheld against the High Court decision refusing permission for a judicial review of the removal of a cycle lane in Shoreham, West Sussex. The cycle lane on the Upper Shoreham Road was used for more than 30,000 cycle trips, many servicing the five schools …

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New scheme offering interest free loans to help people in Scotland buy bikes

A new scheme will offer interest free loans of up to £500 to help people in Scotland spread the cost of buying an adult bike. Cycling UK is working with Capital Credit Union and Scotwest Credit Union to offer 500 loans through the Access Bikes scheme, which aims to bring …

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Cycling UK launches new long-distance Cornwall cycling route

A new long-distance cycling route for Cornwall has been launched today. Developed by Cycling UK, the West Kernow Way is a largely off-road 150-mile (230km) loop route starting in Penzance. It winds its way west through the Cornish landscape to become a figure of eight, using quiet roads, bridleways, byways …

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Poll shows support for online system to report dangerous driving in Scotland

A poll of the Scottish public has shown strong support for the introduction of an online system that would allow people to upload and report footage of dangerous driving on Scottish roads. Carried out by YouGov on behalf of Cycling UK, the poll asked the Scottish public whether they would …

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Raleigh supporting Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling

Raleigh is supporting Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling, in a collaboration that will celebrate women in cycling and see Raleigh as headline sponsor. This year Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling is taking place from 17th July to 1st August. It aims to inspire more women to go for a …

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Cycling UK research shows rise in women cycling during lockdown

Cycling UK has released figures showing that more women have taken up cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 31% of women surveyed switching from a car to a cycle for everyday journeys, and those who cycled regularly reported improvements to their wellbeing. The charity’s Women’s Festival of Cycling, delivered by …

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Cycling programme offering health and wellbeing boost to West Yorkshire communities

People with long-term health conditions can benefit from a programme aimed at improving quality of life for people in communities most in need of support, as the Cycle for Health scheme gets back underway. The programme is being delivered in partnership by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Cycling UK. …

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Cycling UK asks women to share ‘bicycle face’ photos

Cycling UK is turning a Victorian health scare on its head by calling on female cyclists to post pictures of their ‘bicycle face’ to encourage more women to take up cycling. During the Victorian era, ‘bicycle face’ and other scare tactics were deployed to prevent women from cycling. At the …

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Cycling UK looking for instructors for Cycle for Health scheme in West Yorkshire

Cycling UK is looking for instructors and ride leaders who can help deliver training and lead rides for adults as part of the West Yorkshire Cycle for Health scheme. Cycle for Health is a programme of training and led rides, funded by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme and delivered …

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Big Bike Revival launches to give England’s cyclists “free MOT and service”

Cycling UK has today launched its Big Bike Revival in England, which aims to fix would-be cyclists’ bikes and get the country cycling. The Big Bike Revival will support new and returning cyclists in communities across England as it runs events across more than 300 centres, where people can turn …

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