Cycling and the City – press release

30.06.2011 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CYCLING AND THE CITY The Newcastle Cycling Campaign witnessed some political panache during BikeWeek when leading city chiefs took up the challenge to cycle the city. Cllr Nick Forbes (leader of the Newcastle City Council), Cllr Henri Murison (Cabinet for Quality of Life) and Cllr Nigel Todd (Cabinet Deputy for Environment and Transport) – amongst many others – saddled up to show their support for city cycling. And they really did – with enormous elegance and ease. This collaborative cycle extravaganza was organised by Newcastle Cycling Campaign in conjunction with Scratchbikes (Newcastle bicycle[…]

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Bike Week

It’s BikeWeek at the Newcastle Cycling Campaign The 4C = City Chief Cycle Challenge We decided to try something different for national BikeWeek and have organised an opportunity for our decision makers to saddle up and show their support for city cycling! The actual challenge for our city chiefs is in participating on the day. Please come along, bring your family, your camera… and chat to your councillors! Wednesday 22 June 2011 18:30 start at Newcastle Civic Stalls and fairs. Yes, come along and chat to us. We have stalls in Newcastle and Gateshead. Newcastle Monument – Wednesday 22 June[…]

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Cycling City Bosses (BikeWeek) – press release

16.06.2011 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CYCLING CITY BOSSES It’s National BikeWeek, and how best to support cycling by saddling up yourself! And that’s exactly what the Newcastle Cycling Campaign asked bosses of Newcastle City Council. Newcastle’s city chiefs have been invited by the Newcastle Cycling Campaign to cycle the city centre. This is a great opportunity to road-test Newcastle’s streets by bike (for some it may be the first time for a long time!), to see – first-hand – what city cycling feels like, and possibly align their sympathies with city cyclists, as well as show support for[…]

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