Tag Archive: Council

Make a Little Pledge for Cycling

We continue sussing out councillors in Newcastle. How cycle-friendly are they? What do they know about cycling? Where are the gaps and problems? Knowledge, experience, policy? And how can we help? The aim is to find the individuals we can…
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1Core Continued

We have written to relevant officers to seek clarification on the 1CORE (now LDF) process and methodology, attached below. There’s some serious green belt sprawling proposed which warrants more justification and proof than currently provided. Why is this important to…
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Cycle Manifesto Adopted

Our cycle manifesto has been unanimously accepted by full council through a motion put forward by Cllr Henri Murison. Cllr Nick Forbes, leader of the council, blogs about it here. This really does mean that every Newcastle Councillor, your Councillor,…
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Newcastle Politics and Cycling

We have handed a summary report to Cllr Henri Murison, council cabinet, attached below. We are very impressed by the openness and responsiveness of the new administration. New brush. Change feels so much more probable. At the council’s cycle forum…
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Safe Cycling Petition

Katja presented the safe cycling in Newcastle petition (report below) to the City Council. The petition rallied over 800 supporters and will make a real contribution to improving the experience of cycling in Newcastle’s city centre. The delivery agent is…
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