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Spokes in UK Parliament

Our member Mark Lazarowicz MP complimented Spokes and Pedal on Parliament in today’s debate on the Get Britain Cycling report, as well as raising issues which concern us…

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Public meeting: Cycling Development in the Lothians

The Spokes Autumn public meeting will feature senior councillors from East, Mid and West Lothian, plus Edinburgh City …

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20mph: Have Your Say by 17 Oct!!

Edinburgh Council is consulting on one of the most ambitious 20mph plans of any UK city.   But the plans risk being cut back.  You can help ensure they get through – and are improved further …

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Edinburgh Bus Lane Retreat

Despite its policies to boost bus and cycle use – policies which are succeeding – Edinburgh Council is to experiment with bus lane changes which benefit private motor traffic at the expense of cycling and bus…

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Hot breakfast!

Even the sun visited this year’s June 18 Spokes Bike Breakfast – with another great turnout and lots of appreciative comments…

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£7m new active travel cash

The Scottish Government has announced £7m completely new money for cycling and walking infrastructure, to be spent this financial year 2014/15… [August update - how £4.5m of the cash will be used -  Sustrans press release   table of projects]

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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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Cycling: Past, Present and Possible Futures

The Spokes Spring public meeting was our best ever, with an articulate and overflowing audience and some great ideas for Edinburgh’s future…

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Pedal on Parliament 2014

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Understanding Cycling : Spokes Spring Public Meeting

Professor Colin Pooley of Lancaster University will outline findings from the pioneering and controversial Understanding Walking and Cycling  research study.   Edinburgh Council leader Cllr Andrew Burns will respond, followed by a panel discussion.   All welcome!!

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