News in Pictures

This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 144.

Camcycle members Simon and Katrina Nuttall are slowly making their street a cycle-friendly place to be

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Not only have they achieved an on-street cycle parking area outside their door after many years of campaigning, they now have a brilliant bicycle door to match! As the lucky winners of a competition at the Cambridge Home + Garden Show, they won a new front door from Camcycle magazine advertiser Cambridge Classics. The couple couldn’t be more delighted with it, particularly the customised bicycle fanlight. This photo shows the official unveiling by Camilla Carter.

Active travel charity Sustrans moved a whole office by cycle back in June

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Living up to their sustainable transport principles, they carried a 117kg printer, 110 storage boxes, 50 crates of IT equipment, three cupboards and two smoothie bikes by electrically-assisted cargo bike from Farringdon to Tower Hamlets with London-based company Pedal Me. Matt Winfield, London Director for Sustrans, said: ‘Our office move here using cargo bikes just goes to prove it is possible to relocate the contents of a sizeable workplace in a busy capital city like London, in a way that is environmentally sound.’

Local student Scarlet Barton Gilheany went viral on Twitter

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She eschewed the typical Hummer, stretch limo or sports car and chose to arrive at the prom with her boyfriend on a bicycle made for two. A girl after our own heart!