Securing long term funding for cycling

Further to the news item ‘Cycling worth £248bn by 2050’ there’s been a result.

Jon Snow, CTC President, has emailed CTC members to say that last Monday Parliament voted through an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill which creates a commitment to a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy. This was something that only last week Ministers . . . → Read More: Securing long term funding for cycling

Big Pedal 2 – Change of timing

The Family Ride from The Big Park will now start at 11:00am instead of 9:30am

We have posted the new schedule on our Big Pedal 2 page:

The intermediate ride is unchanged, leaving The Big Park at 11am, so arrive in time for a prompt departure.

The choice of two rides and a roaring . . . → Read More: Big Pedal 2 – Change of timing

Sunday MTB – Ride Report 25th January 2015

Sunday’s cross country ride was joined by a total of 21 riders of varying ability and fitness, joining or leaving the ride at various intervals. Here’s our ride report of a day blessed with sunshine, cool breezes and great company.

We started by taking the train from Seaford or Eastbourne to meet up at Falmer . . . → Read More: Sunday MTB – Ride Report 25th January 2015

Cycling worth £248bn by 2050

A CTC commissioned report from Leeds University recommends a national target to increase cycling to 10% of all journeys by 2025, which may yield benefits of up to a quarter of a trillion pounds in economic benefit for England by 2050. These cumulative benefits are mainly from NHS savings due to better health (fewer cases . . . → Read More: Cycling worth £248bn by 2050

Sunday MTB – Ride Report 18th January 2015

Fourteen riders braved the cold, damp and early start to slog uphill for 6 miles from the White Lion to Firle Beacon – an amazing turnout for what looked like a miserable start to the day. The soft ground made it harder than normal, but the wind was light. The sun popped it’s head out . . . → Read More: Sunday MTB – Ride Report 18th January 2015

Cycling on pavements

Cycle Seahaven has been asked about the rules for cycling on pavements, so we’ve compiled this blog to help answer this question.

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Response from Lewes District Council expander_hide(‘#te1531582375’);

You mention cyclists on “pavements” and I assume that you mean footways and footpaths. A footway . . . → Read More: Cycling on pavements

Seaford Accessible Transport group

Accessible Transport Seaford (ATS) is a lively Facebook group dedicated to improving accessibility to Seaford’s attractions and amenities for all ages and abilities, whether it’s kids cycling to school, being able to park for your weekly shop, popping into the post office for a stamp, or parking your mobility scooter at a coffee shop.

Rather . . . → Read More: Seaford Accessible Transport group

The Big Pedal 2

This shamefully cribbed from the BigParksProject website (with some slight changes)… The Big Pedal 2! Saturday 31st January 2015 Registration required

Following the rip roaring success of the Big Pedal in July, The Big Parks Project, Sustrans and Cycle Seahaven are heading back out into the South Downs National Park for the . . . → Read More: The Big Pedal 2