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22 Aug 2023

Journeys made using Transport for London’s (TfL) cycle hire scheme this year are at their lowest in a decade, with the organisation blaming recent bad weather as a potential cause.

21 Aug 2023

The manager of ACT Gold Member Pedal Revolution in Norwich has demonstrated the strength of the cycling community, after rallying support for a local cyclist who had to sell his four bikes to...

21 Aug 2023

A report in Cycling Industry News says that 60% of Fix Your Bike vouchers that were issued during the peak Covid lockdown period were redeemed at smaller bike shops and...

10 Aug 2023

One in five UK consumers (20%) prefer using mobile payment services such as Apple Pay over cash (17%) or chip & PIN card payments (10%) for in-store purchases, a new survey has reported.

9 Aug 2023

Fully funded training for school and college leavers is available for the Cycle Maintenance Apprenticeship for those under 19 years of age at the start of the apprenticeship.

9 Aug 2023

ACT Gold Member Luchos, which has pioneered a new energy block for cyclists and endurance athletes that acts as a natural alternative to energy drinks and gels ladened...

9 Aug 2023

VOLT e-bikes has announced the launch of a unique Cancel Anytime Subscription model in
conjunction with e-bike rental provider Blike.

8 Aug 2023

The CE mark, which is used in the EU to certify that a product meets certain safety standards is to be retained indefinitely, after the government announced an extension of CE mark recognition...

8 Aug 2023

ACT member and Cytech-accredited Bridgtown Cycles in Cannock has been named Premium Bike Shop of the Year in the Midlands Enterprise Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards showcase the...

26 Jul 2023

“Red tape and barriers to trade” currently affecting businesses because of Brexit have been blamed by cycle distributor FLi Distribution after it ceased trading with immediate...

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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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