Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 26 February 2011 the Oxford Movement and beyond

St Barnabas Church, Pimlico, London (1850s), the first Oxford Movement church - credit: Nick GarrodCardinal Newman and his fellow Tractarians scorned liberalism and celebrated dogma.They championed Romantic medievalism over the Enlightened Reformation, and the Big Society over the embryonic welfare state.Out with Jane Austen squire-parsons, in with gritty slum vicars. Classical bad, Gothic good!We saw, played out … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride report: 26 February 2011 the Oxford Movement and beyond

Lambeth 2011 Local Implementation Plan draft published

Lambeth’s Transport department has published the draft transport Local Implementation Plan which sets out’s the borough’s transport priorities and strategy for the next 10+ years within the context of the Mayor of London’s overall transport strategy. It also contains details of the funding priortities for transport projects for the next three years. We will be … Continue reading Lambeth 2011 Local Implementation Plan draft published

Lambeth Cyclists donate to LCC’s ‘No More Lethal Lorries’ campaign

You may be aware from the LCC website of the campaign to reduce road danger to cyclists from heavy goods vehicles, especially given recent tragic fatalities asreported in the press.There is currently an appeal to raise funds and a petition calling for better driver training. Lambeth Cyclists has agreed to donate £300 to the fund … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists donate to LCC’s ‘No More Lethal Lorries’ campaign

Lambeth Cyclists welcome Council’s Southbank cycle ban change of heart

Lambeth Cyclists news release 4 February 2011: Lambeth Cyclists welcome Council's Southbank cycle ban change of heartLambeth Cyclists today welcomed the announcement by Lambeth Council that signs banning cycling on the Southbank are to be removed.The signs, put up in December, were a result of pressure from some local residents and businesses concerned about irresponsible … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists welcome Council’s Southbank cycle ban change of heart

Lambeth Cyclists contributes to local schools cycling project

At our January 2011 meeting Lambeth Cyclists agreed to donate £1,200 to Pedal Power Kennington, a recently established community project based in the Lilian Baylis Community Hub in Kennington. It provides a range of cycling activities with a particular focus on 10 - 16 year olds in the local area, and also employs mechanics and … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists contributes to local schools cycling project