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Highgate Corner ride 5th September 2017

September 14, 2017 |

Improvements needed to closure plans over Xmas 2017….

 

Patrol – Highbury Corner Sept 2017 MB2 FB1

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Bishopsgate Road works ride 15th August 2017

September 14, 2017 |

A ride on 15th August 2017 has led to improvement in cycle safety …..

 

Bishopsgate UKPN focus August 2017

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Mental health and wellbeing

September 10, 2017 |

NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Southwark Council have consulted on a draft strategy for mental health and wellbeing.

We’ve written a response about why cycling is good for your mental wellbeing, and how it can specifically enrich the lives of people living with mental illness.

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Cycle to Work Day Sept 13th – Lots of Prizes!

September 8, 2017 |

Take the Bike Train and you can enter a national prize draw.  Details at https://www.cycletoworkday.org/   In fact you do not even have to use the Bike Train – anyone pledging to cycle to work on the 13th can enter.  So … Read More

Active Travel in Southwark 2017 – The health economic impact of walking and cycling

September 6, 2017 |

This is a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) and was presented at a meeting at Tooley St on August 17th 2017 by Melinda Chau, Public Health Policy Officer, Southwark Council.

The report gives a summary of the health benefits of … Read More

Take action TODAY: Camberwell Green

September 3, 2017 |

Want better for Camberwell Green than painted lines and conflict with buses and lorries?

Respond TODAY, Sunday 3rd September, to TfL’s interim proposals, and let them know they are not good enough.

https://membership.lcc.org.uk/take-action-demand-better-camberwell-green

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Bishopsgate (A10) junction with Wormwood Street

September 1, 2017 |

The UKPN traffic management proposals involved a southbound closure to all traffic to facilitate utility connections for 100 Bishopsgate.

TfL and UKPN investigated a cycle way through the works to mitigate the approx. 800 commuters during the morning peak. Due … Read More

The Alliston trial

August 29, 2017 |

As Southwark Cyclists we extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mrs Briggs, whom this court case sadly remembers.

Nothing that is said here is intended to diminish the seriousness with which we must all take every death … Read More

Camberwell Green junction “improvements”

August 27, 2017 |

TfL are consulting on plans for an interim proposal to “improve” safety at Camberwell Green junction.

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/camberwell-green/

Southwark Cyclists disagree that these plans will improve safety for cyclists or pedestrians, and as such we oppose them. Read More

Close Pass – and why do buses not keep to the speed limit?

August 2, 2017 |

 

This is a video of one of our members being close passed by a bus

It hung behind him when it had to and then accelerated past, cutting him up

This has led to an examination of the “red … Read More