Win a Brand New Bike (Cycle-friendly Metro) – press release

01.06.2011 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WIN A BRAND NEW BIKE Online-bikes.co.uk and Newcastle Cycling Campaign have teamed up to launch a competition open to all. No surprise, it will get people talking about cycling!! With Bike Week 2011 fast approaching and summer at our doorstep, the two organisations thought it would be an ideal time for the competition. To win the amazing first price, a folding bike from online-bikes.co.uk, all you need to do is answer this question: What would make the Metro cyclist-friendly and why does it matter to you? Tell us using your own words, 50[…]

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The first AGM – press release

25.03.2011 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cyclists To Help Green Newcastle Pull Further Ahead With Newcastle working hard to retain its position as Britain’s greenest city three years in a row, it’s little wonder that interest in cycling is booming. Last year saw over 800 Geordies sign a petition demanding policies to support this greenest of vehicles. And as a result, a new campaign group was born. The Newcastle Cycling Campaign aims to help keep the city well ahead in the green stakes by lobbying and advising the council on what they can do to get even more of[…]

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Chocks away, North Tyneside campaign launch – press release

13.12.2010 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newcastle Cycling Campaign Launches on North Tyneside Monday 13th December 2010 sees the launch of the Newcastle Cycling Campaign in North Tyneside. The campaign which began as a city-wide campaign for a cycle-friendly Newcastle is taking its first steps to spread beyond the city into the other Tyne & Wear boroughs. The Newcastle Cycling Campaign https://newcycling.org.uk aims to improve conditions for North East cyclists. The campaign’s roots lie in a June 2010 ‘safe cycling’ petition supported by a staggering 800 local residents which was presented to a Newcastle City Council meeting. The Newcastle[…]

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Cycling Campaign Rolls into Newcastle (Launch) – press release

01.10.2010 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CYCLING CAMPAIGN ROLLS INTO NEWCASTLE Friday 1 October 2010 sees the launch of a city-wide campaign for a cycle-friendly Newcastle. The Newcastle Cycling Campaign aims to improve conditions for Newcastle cyclists. In June a ‘safe cycling’ petition supported by a staggering 800 local residents was presented to a Newcastle City Council meeting and won support from Cllr Wendy Taylor (Environment Portfolio). Supporters of the petition also included Newcastle MPs Chi Onwurah and Catherine McKinnell, as well as Newcastle Councillors Stephen Psallidas and Gareth Kane. Based on cyclists’ feedback, the petition http://katlayout.co.uk highlighted clear[…]

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