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Three Councillors Signed Up for Space for Cycling

It is a slow start, but now three of the 51 councillors in Derby have signed up to the Space for Cycling campaign. Please encourage more to do so by writing to them using the link below or going to … Continue reading

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Space4Cycling in Derby

Derby Cycling Group has just written to all Derby City Councillors, explaining what Space for Cycling is about and asking them to sign up to make better cycle provision in the city. Read our letter below: Dear Councillor, Cycling has … Continue reading

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Ask Derby City Councillors to Make Space for Cycling

Click on the link below, watch the 2 minute video and then ask your local councillors to make “Space for Cycling” one of their election manifesto pledges. Space for Cycling Please use your voice to help us make a case … Continue reading

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Changing Places Day

A great event on Wednesday 30th October, 10:30am to 3:00pm with an emphasis on making HGV drivers and cyclists more aware of one another. Lots of events and cycling related stalls in the shadow of the new velodrome on Pride … Continue reading

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Getting Cycle Training on the National Curriculum

The link below takes you to a webpage where you can pledge support to have cycling included on the national curriculum for schools in England. Put Cycling on the National Curriculum The national curriculum is being reviewed and the nation … Continue reading

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Save Derby Velodrome Petition – 783 signatures

We have now printed off the 722 signatures from the Save Derby Velodrome online petition ready to hand to councillor Martin Repton on Monday 28th May. We also have 61 additional paper signatories from the market place rally, giving a … Continue reading

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Save Derby Velodrome

  Derby Cycling Group and Derby Mercury Cycle Club send a huge thank you to everyone of the thousands of people who have expressed support for the Derby Multi Sports Arena incorporating the velodrome and concert space. A lot of … Continue reading

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Derby Politicians and Cycling: How do they stack up?

Derby Cycling Group asked all six of the political parties what their policies are regarding cycling ahead of the council elections on May 3rd. This is how we think they faired, in the order in which we have received the … Continue reading

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Feedback from Political Parties: April 2012

Below is the full text of the correspondence we have received from each political party which is taking part in Derby City Council elections on 3rd May 2012, in response to a request by Derby Cycling Group for information on … Continue reading

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Party Policies on Cycling

Derby’s councillors have shown vision and aspiration with their approval for the reworking of the Council House, but do they have the same vision when it comes to a mode of transport that can transform the lives of Derby’s citizens, … Continue reading

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