Yearly Archive: 2016

Northumbria and Durham Police fine just one cyclist in the past year

Evening Chronicle (4/2/2016) – http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/northumbria-durham-police-fine-just-10839647 Here’s the full comment that Katja emailed to the journalist Tom Ough Hi Tom, ta for getting in touch. Here is our campaign position on pavement cycling https://newcycling.org/position-statement-pavement-cycling/ It’s complicated. Involved players in this maddening…
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Ambition in the face of austerity?

Response to Newcastle budget 2016-17 consultation Ambition in the face of austerity? http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/your-council-and-democracy/budget-annual-report-and-spending/budget/budget-2016-17 (external link) To Newcastle City Council The title for the consultation is yours, but the question mark is ours. We at Newcycling would like to see real…
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On yer bike, Pat, for Newcastle

Faithfully, since our foundation in 2010 I have been writing incisive (German!) messages, casting back and looking ahead. You are not spared this tradition at the start of 2016. On this occasion, it is a message that describes how council…
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