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Spokes Bulletin 119 : £3m win for Lothians Councils

[Update 4.6.14  Sustrans Map showing the Community Links funding allocations] Out now!!   Including… West Lothian & Edinburgh win big Sustrans funding; Edinburgh bikes up & cars down; Extending the Meadows cycleroute; Our summer competition with great prizes; HGV driver cycling training; Government cycling cash up 2014 but down 2015 … READ ON…

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Spokes Bulletin 118

Out now!  …  Edinburgh progress in sustainable transport; Preventing Haymarket tramline crashes;  Transport & Planning: failure in joined-up thinking; Council Local Transport Strategy supplement; Everyday bike use pictures; and loads more…

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Facts on our roads as they are today

Nearly 200 Edinburgh cyclists received £30 penalties in 2012/13… 75% of drivers admitted “risky” driving, according to Police Scotland… 496 Edinburgh pedestrians were seriously injured by cars in 2006-2010 (6 by cyclists)… More facts in Spokes Bulletin 118, out March 1st… [...]

Policing Plan + Spokesworker

November sees drop-in police consultation events around the city to gather ideas and comments for Edinburgh Local Policing Plan 2014-17…

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Spokes Bulletin 117

Out now!  …  Government cycling cash;  Garden storage victory ;  Spokes annual cycling investment survey; Stop Climate Chaos supplement; Great Spokes maps offer; and loads more…

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‘Astounding’ comments by Sheriff

An Edinburgh man convicted of causing two separate cyclist deaths will be back on the roads in just 5 years, to the great concern of his last victim’s husband and everyone concerned with road safety.  Comments by the sheriff have also shocked many and were branded by Edinburgh Council Leader Cllr Andrew Burns as “completely [...]

Get Britain Cycling: APPCG Inquiry

Spokes has responded to the UK All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group’s Inquiry, “Get Britain Cycling” …

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Railway path attacks [updated 8 & 14 Oct]

A cyclist has been injured on the Davidson’s Mains path by children who dropped a tree sapling or branch on her from the footbridge between Silverknowes Neuk and House o’ Hill Avenue.

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Police action on cycle theft

Lothian and Borders Police are promoting a cycle marking scheme to improve cycle security….

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Strict liability, folders on buses, local links

There are more updates to the website…

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