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27 Feb 2024

The inaugural Cycling Electric magazine Demo Day will take place on Sunday, April 28th, at the Lee Valley VeloPark in London.

27 Feb 2024

New research from the European Cyclists' Federation (ECF), a Brussels-based advocacy group, has confirmed that if a city has more bike lanes, more people will cycle. The results will give...

13 Feb 2024

2024 is well underway and we’re just around the corner from the Spring Statement and for the retail sector it’s pretty much business as usual…or is it?

13 Feb 2024

Fabian Hamilton MP, co-chair of the Walking and Cycling All-Party Parliamentary Group, has said that the Cycle to Work scheme "must be reformed".

13 Feb 2024

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) has called for a series of cost-saving measures in the next Budget to help boost business.

12 Feb 2024

People across England are missing out on a slew of health, wellbeing and environmental benefits due to half a century of “chronic underfunding” of its streets, according to Cycling...

12 Feb 2024

ACT member and Cytech-accredited Pauls Cycles in Dereham, Norfolk has said its electric bike sales have increased by a quarter since October, despite predictions they would drop off over...

9 Feb 2024

Guy Opperman, the Minister for Roads and Local Transport at the Department for Transport, whose focuses among other things on cycling and active travel, has attended a meeting of...

2 Feb 2024

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published new information on how to safely purchase, charge and use e-bikes and e-scooters in an effort to improve consumer safety.
Following...

30 Jan 2024

Cyclists in Warwickshire rode around the world during December as part of an initiative to encourage safe winter cycling.
 

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Register now for upcoming APPGCW meeting with Chris Boardman and Brian Deegan from 'Active Travel England'

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Political News

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have an upcoming meeting taking place virtually on Monday the 28th of February at 4.30pm.

The APPGCW are delighted to confirm that their guest speaker will be Chris Boardman, who was recently appointed head of the new cycling and walking body in England - Active Travel England (ATE).

Chris will talk to us about his vision for the role, and some of the responsibilities that ATE will have. We will also be hearing from Brian Deegan, who joins Chris as ATE as Interim Head of Inspection.

 

Register to attend

All ACT members are invited to join in on the APPGCW meetings to learn more about each issue. Please contact the ACT if you would like to join in on the above meeting and we will pass along the details.

For all APPGCW Parliamentary Monitoring updates visit out website here.

 

Dates for your diary:

The following meeting will take place on Monday 21st March, when the APPGCW will be looking at the plans for the HS2 Cycleway with two DfT Ministers - Trudy Harrison and Andrew Stephenson. More details to follow.

In the coming months, the APPGCW are planning a Study Visit to Waltham Forest, the return of the Parliamentary Bike Ride and a meeting with the Road Safety Minister, Baroness Vere.

All APPGCW Parliamentary monitoring for can be found here.


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