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Annual Dinner and Awards Evening 2022

Friday, 25 February 2022 7pm Broad Oak Bowling Club Hazel Grove Linthwaite Huddersfield HD7 5TE The 2022 awards evening will be held again at the Broad Oak Bowling Club.  We could not have the dinner in 2021 because of Covid restrictions. I do hope you can join us this year […]


KCC Newsletter #49

Chair’s Report 2020 saw the publication from the Department for Transport (DFT) of “Gear Change” and Local Transport Notes 1/20.  Both of these documents give specific guidance to Local Authorities on the minimum standards required for Cycling and Walking infrastructure. This will mean that councils that propose projects that do not […]


KCC Newsletter #48

Kirklees Cycling Campaign AGM – Early Warning Notice: The date for the 2021 KCC AGM is Thursday 13th May at 7pm. It will be held online and we are particularly pleased to announce that Kit Allwinter, Active Travel Policy Officer for West Yorkshire, has agreed to be our speaker for the evening. More […]


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. […]