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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 […]


KCC Newsletter #17 – April 2018

Saturday April 21st – “Space 4 Cycling” Event in Huddersfield This is a crucial event to try to raise the profile of cycling in Kirklees and to get important political support from councillors prior to the local elections in the first week of May. Details of what’s happening is attached […]


KCC Newsletter #16 – April 2018

Major Schemes for Roads in Kirklees There are a number of major road schemes currently being planned in Kirklees and financed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Fund Plus. Many of these plans provide opportunties to improve roads and junctions not only for motorists but for cyclists and pedestrians […]


KCC Newsletter #15 – February 2018

Hello everybody and welcome to February’s newsletter of local cycling news and information. Before the listings, however, just a reminder a reminder that if you know anyone, who might be interested in personally receiving these newsletters, just forward this one to them, and let them know that they only have […]