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Drivers will switch to cycling for short journeys if given right support, says Cycling UK

Cycling charity Cycling UK has said the UK ‘could be a nation where cycling is the natural choice for short journeys’, if people are given the right support. The organisation’s flagship Big Bike Revival programme supported over 80,000 people to begin or return to cycling between April 2021 and March …

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Cycling UK reveals its 100 Women in Cycling 2022

Cycling UK has launched the 100 Women in Cycling 2022, its annual list celebrating inspirational women in cycling, now in its sixth year. The women are recognised for significant achievements promoting women’s cycling. The list celebrates their outstanding work, whether that’s sporting or industry accolades, spreading the word as an …

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London sites lit up by Cycling UK to show cycling’s role in fighting climate change

London sites were lit up last night to show the role cycling can play in fighting climate change. The light projections aim to remind UK decision-makers that cycling has a role to play in ‘tomorrow’s solutions to today’s problems’. Charity Cycling UK coordinated the projections to call on political leaders …

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Cycling UK’s director of influence and engagement Matt Mallinder to step down

Cycling UK’s director of influence and engagement Matt Mallinder is hanging up his cycling cap at the beginning of November after more than 20 years in the cycling sector. The charity’s chief executive Sarah Mitchell said he will be stepping down to have a career break and support family members …

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Cycling UK launches new long-distance cycling route in Norfolk

Cycling UK is launching a new long-distance cycling route in Norfolk today, Thursday 13th October. Called the Rebellion Way, it is a 232-mile (373km) route beginning and ending in Norwich. It’s designed to be ridden over four to six days in one go but can be split in half at …

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Cycling UK calls for legislation to close ‘exceptional hardship loophole’ to keep all road users safe

Cycling charity Cycling UK has renewed its call on the Government to close the loophole in the law which allows people to escape driving bans. Currently, people driving who have accrued 12 penalty points on their licence, which would normally result in a temporary driving ban due to ‘totting up’, …

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