Bike Revival

Big Bike Revival – Fix, Learn, Repair

Aiming to make cycling accessible to everyone The Big Bike Revival Fix, Learn, Repair programme funded by Cycling UK offers a range of activities to help make cycling accessible to everyone. Avanti Cycling Community Interest Company (CIC) has partnered with Reading Bicycle Kitchen (RBK) and has been running a series of workshops and training sessions […]

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Other Autumn 2021 Campaign News

Christchurch Bridge – Berkeley Appeal Planning Rejection Berkeley Homes’ proposed redevelopment of the former SSE site off Vastern Road was seen as a ‘missed opportunity’ to provide a quality southern connection from Christchurch Bridge to Vastern Road. In March this year RBC refused the planning application as it did not meet the requirements set out […]

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Chairman’s Letter, Autumn 2021

Dear RCC members, At our AGM on 18 August, Reading Cycle Campaign invited Councillors from each of the four political party groupings on Reading Borough Council to discuss questions about improving cycling provision in the town. We were pleased to welcome: Jane Stanford-Beale – Conservative, Peppard Ward Ricky Duveen – Liberal Democrat, Tilehurst Ward Paul […]

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Why do cyclists so often get criticised?

Is it our behaviours, or attitudes? Is it others’ green guilt or what? Whatever, it affects our pleasure or otherwise on the road, and often spoils conversations. Jumping red lights and riding on footways are frequently mentioned as reasons to target bad feelings towards cyclists. These misdemeanours can then ‘justify’ their (motorists’) speeding etc. Criticism of […]

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