Category Archives: Leisure Rides

Can our politicians show leadership ?

Could Britain be brave enough to commit to a fundamental rethink of its transport policy? Drastically reduce pollution, road deaths, get people more active and healthy, reduce the burden on the NHS and make our island a more pleasant place … Continue reading

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Response to Courant article Feb 2015

Sent to The Editor, Hexham Courant, in response to the reporting of the Hexham Town Council meeting where Sustrans and the County Council presented the following documents: Hexham Town Centre Doc 1 Hexham Town Centre doc 2 ——– Cycling Tynedale, a … Continue reading

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Response to Tyne Valley railway review

tyne-valley-line-consultation-letter   TV railway response Aug14

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Bellingham “Bike and Beer Festival” – Friday 30th May and Saturday 31st May.

The North Tyne and Redesdale Community Partnership is promoting a Bellingham “Bike and Beer Festival” on Friday 30th May and Saturday 31st May. The Beer Fest runs from Friday 6.0 till 11.00 pm and Saturday 3.00 to 11.00, admission £10 … Continue reading

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DfT Conference for Council Executives on Cycling

The presentations are here: DfT council cycling strategy. Note particularly the progress being made elsewhere in the UK on rural cycling and how the link with health and with economic development is being made.      

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