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This article was published in 2022, in Magazine 155.

Another barrier to cycling removed in just seven days

Handcyclist navigating a chicane barrier

One Friday new chicane barriers were installed without warning on the cycleway between Warren Road and Eastfield in East Chesterton. The next Friday, they were removed again. What a waste of time and money!
Thanks to everyone who helped us achieve such a fast result on this campaign and to those at Cambridgeshire County Council who arranged their removal. We need to ensure that knowledge and application of LTN 1/20 is embedded at every level of each local authority or else efforts will be continually stymied by obstructive barriers and other features that exclude families and disabled cyclists.

Big Give Green Fund achieves record result for Camcycle

£20,382 raised for Zero Carbon Streets

A massive thank you to the 79 wonderful donors who helped us raise £20,382 for Zero Carbon Streets through the Big Give Green Match Fund: a new Camcycle fundraising record! Your generosity will enable us to provide support to groups across Cambridgeshire as they work for cycling and walking improvements in their communities and reduce our county’s carbon footprint from transport.

 Could you be a pledger for the Big Give Christmas Challenge? Contact us today to find out more.

Welcome to Josh, our new Infrastructure Campaigner!

Photo of Josh Grantham

Your generous donations through the Big Give campaigns, along with support from the Co-op Local Community Fund, National Lottery Community Fund and local businesses Cambridge Design Partnership and Reagent Tests have led to the appointment of a new employee!

We are delighted to welcome Josh Grantham to the team. He’s already been busy meeting local campaigners and putting his technical expertise into action.

 Read more about Josh’s cycling journey.

2022 election campaign expands to Peterborough

Graphic of a ballot box: text says 'Vote Bike', ballot has an image of a cycle

Local elections took place on 5 May for Cambridge City Council, Peterborough City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council and Huntingdonshire District Council. Working with regional groups, we were able to extend our annual election survey to cover all four elections, asking candidates questions on cycling and transport. This helps raise awareness of the importance of active travel and encourages residents to Vote Bike! Thanks to all who helped and participated.