Hackney Labour Mayoral Candidates’ Answers to Cycling Questions

The Candidates  Jonathan McShane / @jonathanMcshane / JM  Jon Burke / @jonburkeUK / JB  Antoinette Bramble / @anntoinetteBra1 / AB  Phil Glanville / @PhilipGlanville / PG The Q&As 1.   What experience do you have of cycling in the Hackney/London? JM: For many years I commuted to work in central London by bike but now […]

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RideLondon Freecycle: marshals needed

The annual RideLondon Freecycle event is on Saturday 30th July and HCC is, as usual, organising a feeder ride from the Town Hall to the  car-free FreeCycle zone in Central London. We need more marshals to help with the feeder ride and possibly with the return ride in the afternoon. If you think you could […]

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Tower Hamlets Wheelers’ Bike Week Events

If what’s happening in Hackney and Waltham Forest isn’t enough to quench your thirst for Bike Week activity, take a look at Tower Hamlets Wheelers’ list of Bike Week Events. In particular, they are running a “CS3 Cyclists’ Breakfast” on Tuesday, 14th at 7.30am – 9.30am “Just east of St James Gardens, next to the footbridge over the Rotherhithe […]

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Waltham Forest Cycle Campaign’s Cycling Week events

As well as Hackney’s copious program of events, neighbouring boroughs are doing their bit too. WFCC have send us this list of their events: Cyclist Tea 10th of June We will be kicking off on the eve of the week on Friday the 10th of June with a cyclist tea on Coppermill Lane between 5pm […]

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Every Week is Bike Week in Hackney but …

… next week is National Bike Week! There are, of course, plenty of events happening in Hackney and elsewhere. We’ll be publishing details of events in this and adjoining boroughs here soon.  Check our Events page for details & stay tuned.

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London Fields, why we support Option 1

The Hackney Cycling Campaign fully supports option 1 in response to Hackney Councils consultation of trialling a new road scheme in London Fields and Haggerston wards. We would encourage members that support further traffic reduction in Hackney to support option 1.  Whilst there are three further options available, we feel they do not offer the […]

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Hackney Cycling Campaign rejects new Stamford Hill Junction re-design

Hackney Cycling Campaign response to the proposed changes to A10 Stamford Hill and Clapton Common junction Summary ·       This junction sees tens of thousands of motor vehicles daily, including hundreds of HGVs and the junction has one of the highest collision rates in the borough. ·       In our view, the proposed scheme prioritises capacity for […]

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Hackney Cycling Campaign calls for protected space on Seven Sisters Road

Hackney Cycling Campaign Response to the ideas for the Reconfiguration of Seven Sisters Road Summary  The Hackney Cycling Campaign overwhelmingly supports Idea 5 – Segregated Cycle Lanes, which provides dedicated space, segregated from motor vehicles and pedestrians for people cycling. Given the levels of motor traffic on this road, segregated lanes, or cycleways, are essential […]

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Seven Sisters Road consultation drop-in sessions

As part of the current consultation about Seven Sisters Road, from Green Lanes to the west and Amhurst Park to the east, you’re invited to come to a drop-in session to find out more about the proposals and meet the team working on them. There are four sessions over the next seven days, as follows: […]

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“The Big Fix”

The Big Fix was billed as “Hackney’s first festival of fixing”: many of Hackney’s best fixers were there helping people to fix their stuff and save it from landfill or recycling. Our own Hackney Bike Workshop were there, of course!

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