Hackney cycle trainer wins award

Congratulations to Sofia Mergia, cycle trainer with STA Bikes, who been recognised as an Outstanding Adult Learner by the National Institute of Continuing and Adult Education. She picked up her award from John Bird, founder and director of The Big Issue, at City University on 24 May. Sally Haywill of STA Bikes said: “Sofia’s winning this […]

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Bike breakfast with BBC London

Next Friday, 26th May, we’ll be joining BBC London 94.9 as it broadcasts the breakfast show from Hackney town hall square (Mare Street E8), as part of its tour of London to explore the question ‘Is London fit for 2012?’. Drop by between 7am and 9.30am for free coffee and croissants courtesy of ourselves and Hackney Council’s […]

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Bikes on trains — LCC responds to Silverlink

The LCC has responded to the train operating company Silverlink’s consultation on their cycle policy, which recently took a turn for the worse, affecting the North London Line service which runs through Hackney and provides a very handy fast-forward for bike-rail journeys around London. Thanks to Susie Morrow, chair of LCC’s cycle parking and carriage […]

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Cycling in Hackney News April / May 1999

Just the one story this time, but it’s a good one… Seven Sisters road space victory If you’ve got a wide road, you can provide wide lanes for sustainable transport, and narrow down the space for private motor traffic – that’s the important precedent that has been set in a breakthrough decision on one of […]

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