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A90 path consultation

Work starts soon on Section 5 of the cycleroute to the Forth Bridge, and Edinburgh Council is also consulting on section 3…

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Free Solway<->Forth C2C map!

A new long distance ‘Sea to Sea’ tourist route is being planned from the Solway to the Forth…

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Cycling Investment: Spokes Autumn Public Mtg – 19 Nov

The Scottish Government has announced a welcome increase in cycling investment in the 14/15 draft budget – but funding drops again in 15/16 and in any case is nowhere near enough to meet the government’s own ambition for 10% of all journeys in Scotland to be by bike by 2020…

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Cash for Scotland + Leith Walk

It is now clear that the £10m announced in the draft 14/15 budget is genuinely additional cycling investment.  And up to £3.6m of the new money goes to turning the Leith Walk revamp into an “exemplar” project to boost cycling and walking. [Article updated 26.9.13 with SCCS campaign] …

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Pigeon droppings prevail!

[Updated Sept 16]   The Spokes 2013 Summer Competition – for a photo and caption on the theme Cycling with a Purpose – has now been judged.

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Spokes National Cycling Proposal

Please support our proposal for a national project to kick-start everyday cycling in every council area within Scotland.  You can help!! [July 11:  Spokes has now responded to the NPF3 and SPP consultations. See 1307 on our national submissions page].

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Quick chance for more cycling investment

[20 December update: this quick-fire campaign succeeded!! See Dec 19 news item]. There’s a short window of opportunity to gain a modest one-off boost to Scottish cycling investment.   Please send a quick email to your MSPs now…

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Spokes National Cycling Proposal

Spokes has proposed a major cycling project to the government’s NPF3 consultation, which seeks ideas for ‘developments of national significance’ …

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Cycling up slightly in Budget

The Scottish government’s 2013/14 budget brings a small recovery in cycling investment from this year’s low point – but investment is still well under 1% of total transport spending, and nowhere near enough to reach the government’s 2020 target of 10% of all trips to be by bike…

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Spokes Summer mailing

Spokes Bulletin 113 is hitting the doorsteps of all Spokes members, 1200 decision-makers across Scotland, and countless other cyclists and interested individuals (well, to be a little more precise, around 13,000 for this issue!)

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