Take local action this Earth Day to have a global impact on climate

Earth Day 2022: A street including a bicycle with the caption 'Invest in our planet'Local charity Camcycle wants Cambridgeshire residents to take action on Earth Day, Friday 22 April, and play their part in building the sustainable region of the future. The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate has highlighted that our region is at high risk from the changing climate through flooding, heatwaves and water shortages, but
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Camcycle calls on Cambridgeshire residents to share ideas for better streets and a liveable planet

Following the publication on 4 April of the third part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) global report, local charity Camcycle is calling on people in Cambridgeshire to engage in the discussion around how to transition our region away from fossil-fuelled transport. Sharing your views in their Best Streets survey will
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More community support for cycling as Camcycle appoints its fourth employee

Josh GranthamCamcycle is delighted to welcome Josh Grantham as its new Infrastructure Campaigner to help the Cambridgeshire-based charity expand its work with local communities. Josh will be leading on the Zero Carbon Streets project, providing technical support and campaigning advice to regional groups and helping them play their part in reducing Cambridgeshire’s carbon footprint from transport.
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Christmas joy as the first section of the Chisholm Trail is complete

Camcycle is delighted that the first phase of the Chisholm Trail has been opened. Contractors finished up on 23 December and a low-key opening ceremony took place in the afternoon. Jim Chisholm cut the ribbon at the Abbey-Chesterton bridge with Cllrs Dave Baigent and Neil Gough from the Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board and Cllr
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UK’s fourth ‘CYCLOPS’ junction brings safer crossings to Histon Road in Cambridge

Cyclists and pedestrians using the protected junction at Gilbert Road and Histon Road in CambridgeA new junction which prioritises the safety of people walking and cycling was officially opened in Cambridge on 21 October. The design, which Camcycle successfully campaigned for in 2018, includes a protected cycle lane which encircles the junction, keeping cyclists separate from both motor traffic and pedestrians. People cycling can make a signal-free left
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No more lives must be lost: we need safe junctions now

Camcycle is deeply saddened by the death of Anna Garratt-Quinton, who was killed while cycling at the Addenbrooke’s roundabout on Hills Road last Thursday. Our thoughts are with her family, friends and colleagues.

Ghost bike near the Addenbrooke's roundabout dedicated to Anna Garratt-Quinton

In the last few weeks, there have also been serious collisions involving cyclists on Gilbert Road in Cambridge, Longstaff Way in
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Cambridgeshire Mayor says region cannot fail on active travel as he pledges support for schemes in Cambridge and Peterborough


Mayor Dr Nik Johnson has made clear that he supports those who wish to see the Mill Road bus gate in Cambridge and Crescent Bridge cycle lane in Peterborough reinstalled following a meeting with Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris last week. Speaking to Dotty McLeod on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s breakfast programme, Dr Johnson said that
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New traffic law will make it easier to design traffic reduction schemes that work for all

A traffic law, due to come into force later this year, will give authorities new powers to better accommodate disabled drivers into their schemes. This will mean that measures designed to prioritise access for residents and those walking, cycling and travelling by bus can be tailored by councils with exemptions appropriate to each neighbourhood.

Although
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