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Cycling news from Bristol and beyond

Minister pledges further £62m for cycling

HM Gov press Release: In the largest ever allocation of funding for cycling to date, Transport Minister Norman Baker has today unveiled details of a £62 million investment to make travelling on two wheels more attractive for people throughout England.

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Courage Brewery Site Cycle Bridge

Cycle provision to be given a lift?! Good news! Developers of the Courage Brewery Site are going to build a pedestrian/cyclist to Castle Park. Bad news! Access will only be via a lift! Time to get pen to paper.

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LSTF Consultation

Campaign Action – Consultation: Deadline 4th Oct 2010 Our suggestions for your response to the proposed Joint Local Transport Plan (JLTP). This plan covers the next 16 years – so even if you do no other campaigning until 2026 please do this one !

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Clevedon & Weston Cycle Route

Please support plans for the Clevedon and Weston super Mare Cycle Route
This year there has been progress in getting a cycling link across the Congresbury Yeo to create a pleasant route between Clevedon and Weston super Mare or Sand Bay, in North Somerset.

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Cyclenation/CTC Conference

Bristol Cycling Campaign hosted the Cyclenation/CTC Conference here in Bristol on 13 October 2012 Attended by around 100 people, the event kept the weekend buzzing.  Very well done Eric Booth and Veronica Pollard, who did the hard work of organising the event in conjunction with Cyclenation, and congratulations to their business-like team of BCyC members for creating a professionally run event.

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Bike Trains

Bristol City Council is funding Life Cycle UK with support from Martin McDonnell to set up some further Bike Trains, following our successful ventures during the Cycle Festivals. Volunteers are needed to lead the trains. If you would like to help please get in touch via BristolBikeTrain@gmail.com  – details at http://www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/biketrain    …

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20 mph in Bath

The first of a series of 20mph speed limits in residential areas of Bath have come into force.  According to Bath and North East Somerset Council, the aim of the new 20mph zones is to create a culture where driving too fast in residential streets is unacceptable.

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