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£10million for cycling in Manchester ?

There’s no guarantee we’ll get an extra penny at this stage, but this morning Transport Minister Norman Baker said: “up to 3 cities will benefit from a fund of up to £30 million to make cycling easier and safer for people in urban areas”, and Manchester is one of the eligible cities. The full press […]

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Letter in the MEN about Pavement Parking

GMCC member Richard Alderson wrote a letter about pavement parking to the Manchester Evening News. It was featured as their main letter on 29/1/2013. The text sent to the MEN was: Endangered Pedestrian of Manchester blames cyclists for the risks of walking on our pavements (Viewpoint Tuesday Jan 22). Endangered Pedestrian even quotes an old Highways […]

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Ferraris and fear: A Dutch view of Manchester

Angelique Meyer on her bike in Manchester

We ask Angelique Meyer, a representative of The Netherlands government, what she thinks of cycling in Manchester.

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APPCG’s “Get Britain Cycling” inquiry starts

“We couldn’t have wished for a more illuminating start to our Get Britain Cycling inquiry…” Ian Austin MP said when summing up the first session of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s Get Britain Cycling inquiry. The full text of the APPCG press release is below… Political leadership is needed to ‘Get Britain Cycling’ Leadership from the top […]

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