August 2016 Newsletter

To read our Newsletter for August 2016 please click here If there’s anything you’d like us to include in future newsletters please do get in touch via our Contact Us form or all these other ways too! E:mail contact@newcycling.org Twitter @newcycling Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/newcastle.cycling.campaign/

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July 2016 Newsletter

To read our Newsletter for July 2016 please click here If there’s anything you’d like us to include in future newsletters please do get in touch via our Contact Us form or all these other ways too! E:mail contact@newcycling.org Twitter @newcycling Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/newcastle.cycling.campaign/    

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Suicide Cycling Newcastle

A personal cycling experience in Newcastle (March 14, 2016) – http://theprotocity.com/suicide-cycling-newcastle/ Koko Herder Koko Herder is about to graduate from the research master Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam. His main interest is in the relationship between the built environment and everyday life. He currently researches the production of bicycle space, and the relationship between ageing populations and cities.

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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 debate are police and council. In the absence of clear sensible cycle infrastrcuture even the national gov departments are confused, see link above (position statement). And maybe the message has got through locally that the council cannot just say “we want more people to cycle”, and then when people do they find no-where safe to cycle comfortably and use the[…]

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