City of London celebrates Bike Week for the first time

If you work in the City you may be interested in the following events being organised for Bike Week 2006.Most of the events are being held during the day so you will free to attend the Lambeth events in the evenings! (see http://www.lambethcyclists.org.uk for further information about Lambeth Bike Week)City of London celebrates Bike Week … Continue reading City of London celebrates Bike Week for the first time

Bike Week 2006 in Lambeth

In Lambeth we have a full week’s worth of rides and social events You may also be interested in events in our neighbouring boroughs – see http://www.bikeweek.org.uk for more information. Look out for any last minute changes to events on our website http://www.lambethcyclists.org.uk, the email list or contact Philip Loy, tel 07960 026450, email lambeth_cyclists@hotmail.comSaturdayContinue reading Bike Week 2006 in Lambeth

Lambeth Council Candidates debate cycling

Our April meeting (highlighted previously on the site) saw representatives of the main parties standing for election to Lambeth Borough Council debate the issues around sustainable transport in the borough. We were joined by candidates Stuart Barr (Conservative Party), Duncan Law (Green Party), Lib Peck (Labour Party) and Andrew Sawdon (Liberal Democrats). The meeting was … Continue reading Lambeth Council Candidates debate cycling

Get Stockwell Cycling!

Lambeth Cyclists have recently been awarded several thousand pounds worth of grant money for cycle promotion projects in the Stockwell area. We are working with project partners SEA Renue, a specialist consultancy working on sustainable projects throughout London (they have also worked Southwark Cyclists on similar projects). There will be a series of various cycle … Continue reading Get Stockwell Cycling!

Herne Hill station – bike security initiative

Lambeth Cyclists have been contacted by the Herne Hill Ward Safer Neighbourhood team at Brixton police station about the spate of bike thefts occurring at the station.The Police would like to raise awareness of security issues with commuters who leave their bikes at the station.We are liaising with the Police and will be participating in … Continue reading Herne Hill station – bike security initiative

Find out the future of transport in Lambeth – local elections question time 2006

On Thursday 4 May there are elections to Lambeth Borough Council. In preparation for these we will holding a local election question time on Tuesday 18 April to find out the views of the parties standing in Lambeth on cycling and sustainable transport issues in the borough. In particular we will be asking about cycle … Continue reading Find out the future of transport in Lambeth – local elections question time 2006

Lambeth Cyclists Architecture rides March 2006

February’s architecture ride concentrated on London’s museums and galleries taking a look at the great buildings that grew up to house the nation’s treasures. We visited a mixture of the well known –the museums of South Kensington for example- and the more obscure before ending up for tea at the Imperial War Museum in Kennington.March’s … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists Architecture rides March 2006

Lambeth Cyclists say stop at red

At the end of February Lambeth Cyclists supported parents and pupils of Reay Primary School in Stockwell to campaign against cyclists failing to stop at red lights. We joined with children from the school, local Police, Borough Councillors and MP Kate Hoey to highlight the issue which endangers school children and other pedestrians crossing the … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists say stop at red

Cyclists condemned for ignoring red lights on Clapham Road

We have been contacted by concerned parents of children at Reay Primary School on Hackford Road, SW9 and asked for our help in stressing the importance of the need to always stop at red lights. The consequences for us as cyclists of not stopping at red lights are far reaching.In the autumn term of 2005 … Continue reading Cyclists condemned for ignoring red lights on Clapham Road

Police liaison news: meeting January 2006

In January 2006 we met with representatives of Lambeth Police.The meeting was initiated by the Police and involved PC Nick Hedges, a member of the Clapham Town Ward Safer Neighbourhood Team and one of the Policemen on bikes you may have spotted cycling round the borough; and Jonathan Tottman, Detective Superintendent in charge of Crime … Continue reading Police liaison news: meeting January 2006