Campaigning


KCC Newsletter #47

Kirklees Council is currently working on a proposal to construct a foot/cycle bridge over Castlegate in Huddersfield. So far there has been no request for Kirklees Cycling Campaign (KCC) to declare its position on the project, so, as chair, I thought that it might be useful to start a debate […]


KCC Newsletter #46

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal Upgrade Consultation is now live until January 2nd 2021. Everyone is invited to participate. Details can be found on: www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk Kirklees Cycling Campaign has sent the following formal response to the consultation: Kirklees Cycling Campaign Consultation Response to Proposals for Improvements to Huddersfield Narrow Canal between […]


KCC Newsletter #45

Cycling in Paris ………………………………………………………………………… The KCC newsletter often shows examples from abroad as to how much better cycling could be here.  However, despite the Marie investing billions of euros in the construction of protected  “pistes cyclables”, cycling in Paris can still, sometimes, be frustrating. …………………………………………………………… Hello everybody and welcome to this month’s newsletter of news […]


KCC Newsletter #44

Hello Everyone, Welcome to Newsletter number 44. It is well known that in the last decade Kirklees Council has lost out on many funding opportunities to develop a Kirklees Cycling Network. There are a number of examples where money destined for a scheme in Kirklees has been re-directed to other […]


KCC Newsletter #43

  This diagram was devised by committee member Chris Knight and shows the Google Bike-Journey Times using Main Road Routes i.e. those often carrying a high volume of motor traffic. Not a choice for many of us at the moment then, and many of these routes, at the moment, are not […]


KCC Newsletter #42

If you were to peruse through some of the previous 41 KCC Newsletters you’d come across a number of different versions of Cycling in Huddersfield Town Centre. This is the most recent attempt. It’s purpose is to be a visual description of the practicalities of using a bike to get in […]


KCC Newsletter #41 – July 2020

Hello Everyone, Welcome to KCC Newsletter No. 41. As can be seen from the above picture in the Huddersfield Examiner, the reallocation of space for cycling and walking didn’t exactly get off to a flying start. Good communication is essential if cycling and walking is to to be improved after Coronavirus. […]


KCC Newsletter No. 40

Newsletter No.40 May 2020 Hello everyone and welcome to the new format for the Kirklees Cycling Campaign Newsletter. After the previous GDPR blunders it was clearly time to change from the standard email to something that, hopefully, will give everyone a little more security. I need to get up to speed […]