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Posts By SallyEva

26% of people in Southwark cycle once a month

December 12, 2018 |

Believe it? I’m not sure I do either. Our task is clear: to turn infrequent cyclists into frequent cyclists.  All those people must have bikes. We need to get them riding them more.

The same table of statistics from HMG says … Read More

Support Our Healthy Streets bids

December 7, 2018 |

Early in January 2019, councillors will be making decisions on £150,000 of funding bid for by Southwark Cyclists for 11 projects. If approved they will take many more months to deliver but they could mean big benefits across the borough … Read More

Bike maintenance workshops with tuition

November 30, 2018 |

These workshops are brought to you by some of the same guys who run our summer-time Dr Bike’s. We have to stop when the weather gets cold and they get bored, their fingers (still warm) start to twitch and they … Read More

Sixty-six in a 20mph zone

November 19, 2018 |

A cyclist was holding this speed gun. He showed the police the problem and now the Met is joining in. In between catching speeding drivers the Community Speedwatch volunteers have been training policemen how to hold a speedgun and now … Read More

Harper Road – One More Push

November 6, 2018 |

Southwark want width restrctions – we want a quietway!

Time to tell Southwark that their residents do actually support walking and cycling.

We need you to answer the consultation at: https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk/environment-leisure/harperroadimprovements/

The short response is: agree with everything, but in … Read More

Wanted: cycling contra-flow on St Thomas St

November 6, 2018 |

Well this is embarrassing. TfL “engaged” with its public about making St Thomas St one-way. The public hated the idea. Key concerns by this public included “the lack of two-way cycling provision along the length of this street”. Help, someone, what … Read More

Rye Lane to close from January 7th

October 30, 2018 |

And it will stay closed for more than a year. “Approximately 13months” says Southern Gas Networks. All buses and cars will be diverted via Copeland Road except the P13 which will use Lyndhurst Way. Cyclists …………well, seven years after negotiations began … Read More

Closing roads around schools

October 10, 2018 |

Campaign as hard as you like for active travel to school and cleaner air in playgrounds, parents won’t let their children cycle if it’s dangerous for them to do so. Time to get serious and keep the school-rush at bay.

My … Read More

One Minute Action: protect the award-winning Dante Road closure off CS 7

October 10, 2018 |

This road closure has won an award as the Healthy Streets Community Project of 2018. Tell Southwark Council we agree that it’s great and we want to keep it. 

The nomination (by LB Southwark) says: Dante Road and Brook Drive are narrow … Read More

Quietways: critical fails analysis rides

October 3, 2018 |

These are the first seven Quietways. Tfl reckons there are (or will be) lots more now. But are they any good? Just one bad junction is enough to send would-be new riders back to the bus. These bad bits are … Read More