Newcastle Cycling Campaign

Huge support for safer neighbourhoods

A big thank you for those who responded to our call for action, wrote to Newcastle City Council and want to see safer streets in their neighbourhoods for social distancing.  In this article, we would like to share the thoughts and stories of local residents in Newcastle. We hope we can amplify their voices, inspire others to re-imagine their neighbourhoods and ask for change to support local decision-making.   The pop-up cycle lane on Queen Victoria Road in the city centre is a a great start and a clear example of road space reallocation and how quickly it can be done.[…]

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Correcting vision – putting it right

When it comes to cycling and cyclists there are many things that are misunderstood by the public. Putting it right! We started an INFO sheet series. The first in the series is cycling & retail (attached). May many follow. Also, alerted by Cllr David Cook, we teamed up with Carlton Reid and have written to the Evening Chronicle following a spate of ‘road tax’ letters from readers. Let us know if you spot it! LETTER TO EVENING CHRONICLE A number of recent correspondents to the Evening Chronicle have suggested that cyclists should pay ‘road tax’, like car drivers. However, not[…]

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