Proposal to create a schematic, strategic cycle route map for Greater Manchester. I’ve been a GMCC member for quite a short time (since October 2013), however at monthly meetings there was something which kept cropping up in different discussions; here, there and everywhere. A strategic map of cycle routes across Greater Manchester. At June’s GMCC […]
A year to the day since she won gold for Britain in the velodrome, Paralympic cycling champion Dame Sarah Storey DBE launched a ride through Greater Manchester to keep the legacy of London 2012 alive. The ride was part of a 1,000 mile UK-wide cycle tour and series of community festivals called Pedal On UK, […]
New bridge and traffic-free cycle path to open in Bury, re-linking Bury and Tottington
Cyclists and disability campaigners demand ramp to preserve access to national traffic-free route at Didsbury where a Metrolink station is under construction.
This UK-wide project aims to improve local travel for everyday journeys in 79 communities and is competing for a grant of £50 million in the Big Lottery Fund’s Living Landmarks: The People’s Millions competition. The winner will be decided by a TV vote in December 2007. Visit www.sustransconnect2.org.uk and leave them your details so they […]
Manchester councils can be so eager to create new cycling routes – so as to be seen to be Doing Something To Encourage Cycling – that they completely forget the ones they already have. So it is with the Manchester Airport Orbital Cycle Route, which for part of the year turns into bramble-choked obstacle course. […]
Years of campaigning by GMCC activist Paul Thomson have finally paid off now that Trafford Council have started vital maintenance work on the neglected Kickety Brook section of the Trans-Pennine Trail. The Sale and Urmston Messanger reported Paul’s successs. Click here to read the full article.