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Kirklees Cycling Campaign #33 – Sept 19

Hello everyone and welcome to the latest newsletter from Kirklees Cycling Campaign. Investment and statistics seem to be the themes running through this edition. John Lewis – Chair KCC     Utrecht Railway Station:   A couple of years ago the New Mill Choir cycling buddies made a trip to […]


KCC Newsletter No. 32 (August 2019)

Holmfirth: For the few that don’t already know, the proposals for Holmfirth, drawn up by Kirklees Council, have been roundly rejected in the consultation process. The plans have now been scrapped. This is not to say that all is well in Holmfirth. It’s geography results in it being a cross-pennine […]


KCC Newsletter #26 – March 2019

Halifax to Huddersfield – A629 Phase 4 Consultation The concept of Quietways was developed in the Netherlands and has inspired similar routes to being developed in London. They use a mixture of existing quiet streets, parks, and off-road tracks, to make cycle routes that are comfortable and less intimidating for […]


KCC – Newsletter #24 – December 2018

Hello Everybody, and welcome to Newsletter No 24 from Kirklees Cycling Cam-paign. John Lewis – Chair KCC ………………………………………………………… Cooper Bridge: If there is one thing that all local cyclists and would-be cyclists can agree about, it is the need to have a good cycle route be-tween Cooper Bridge and Brighouse. […]


KCC Newsletter #23 – November 2018

Hello Everybody, Welcome to Newsletter No 23 from Kirklees Cycling Campaign   As always, lots going on planning for the future. Here’s a selection: John Lewis (chair KCC)     LCWIPS: The DFT recently required all local authorities in the UK to design a Local Cycling and Walking Plan (LCWIP) […]


KCC Newsletter #22 – October 2018

Hello everyone and welcome to some local cycling news and views  – John Lewis Chair   Huddersfield Narrow Canal: Good News! It is now possible to ride traffic free on a surfaced route between Chapel Hill and Tanyard Road/Factory Lane at Milnsbridge. Whilst waiting for the final completion of the […]


KCC Newsletter #21 – August 2018

Kirklees Cycling Campaign   kirkleescyclingcampaign.wordpress.com   Newsletter  Number 21 – August  2018   Hello and welcome to Kirklees Cycling Campaign Newsletter No.21. This edition is devoted to plans for cycling in the area around the A629.   John Lewis – KCC chair   Back in the early 1970’s – around […]


KCC Newsletter #18 – May 2018

Department for Transport’s review of Cycle Safety As part of its Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) the DFT is currently making a major comprehensive review into Cycle Safety. We await to see whether it materialises into important legislation, but it has the potential to completely change the culture of […]


Space For Cycling

We want our political leaders to make cycling a safer and attractive option for everyone in Kirklees. Provision for cycling should be universal, providing a safe, convenient and enjoyable transport choice for people of all ages and abilities, for their everyday journeys. What does it mean? Some examples: Segregated routes […]