Defend proposed improvements to Cycle Superhighway 1

Cycle Superhighway 1 (CS1) should be a great route for local families and commuters, but streets that are meant to be safe for cycling are too often full of motor traffic, creating an unsafe and hostile route. Hackney Cycling Campaign have sought improvements since the route opened and as a result of our campaigning, Hackney Council […]

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A look back at 2017

Hackney has long been a cycling heartland for London and here at the Hackney Cycling Campaign (HCC) we continue to push for the borough becoming a haven for cyclists. We want cycling to be seen as both safe and fun which is reflected in what we’ve done over the past year, and you’ll find some […]

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London Cargo Bike Championships
London Cargo Bike Championships podium time

Big shout out to those of you who came down to the inaugural London Cargo Bike Championships in Finsbury Park this Sunday. Under a blistering sun, we had messengers taking on families with a mixture of Omniums, Bakfiets, Bullitts and other two and three wheeled beasts of burden. It was great to see Mums and […]

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Where do we go from here? A look back at HCC’s planning workshop

We had a great planning session on Saturday 4th March where we invited local residents to come and help us shape Hackney Cycling Campaign’s priorities for the coming year. We kicked the meeting off with HCC co-ordinator Jono reviewing the Mayoral Asks from the last local elections where we’d asked candidates from the Hackney Council […]

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Is there really ‘safety in numbers’?

New analysis of police injury data known as Stats19 carried out for Hackney Cyclists by Dr. Rachel Aldred shows worrying trends in the borough. Hit and runs are on the increase, and are now happening at a rate of one every two days. While 11% – just over one in ten – of all injury […]

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Burns Night 2017

Join Hackney Cycling Campaign at our annual fundraising Burns Night supper and ceilidh. Burns Night is always a lot of fun and an opportunity for London Cycling Campaign members, supporters and friends to meet each other and have a good time in the dark days of winter. Purchase your ticket Doors open at 6.30pm, with beer, […]

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New constitution

Please see below, for the proposed new constitution. We will be seeking to adopt this at he Annual meeting this Wednesday. CONSTITUTION OF THE LONDON CYCLING CAMPAIGN IN HACKNEY   Constitution   1.      This is the constitution and governing document of the London Cycling Campaign in Hackney (“the Group”).     Who We Are   […]

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