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Consultation on the A46 strategic link road

This consultation closes on 14 February we urge you to respond to the consultation here Summary of Cycleways’ response No climate change objective is included in the consultation document, despite all 3 signatory councils recognising that there is a climate change emergency, and that climate change mitigation is one of their strategic objectives. Options 2 … Read more

Worlds Biggest Bike Ride

Yesterday (Saturday 12 September) a group of twenty socially distanced local cyclists of all ages took a gentle cycle ride around Leamington and Warwick as part of the Worlds Biggest Cycle Ride organised by Cycling UK. Organised by Leamington and Warwick Cycleways Member Chris Begg and led by Leamington Mayor Susan Rasmussen, the ride was … Read more

World’s Biggest Bike Ride on 12 September

One of our Members Chris Begg is organising a slow and unchallenging ride round Warwick and Leamington as part of the World’s Biggest Bike Ride the cycling event for people who simply ride a bike. Cycling can – and will – make the world a better place; it improves our health, our wellbeing, our air … Read more

Cycle to work day

Take part in the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event. Cycle to Work Day is for absolutely everyone. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t cycled in years or have never cycled at all. This is just about giving it a go. More information here

Warwick Gates Bicycle Bus

A new bicycle bus has been set up serving the following schools in the Heathcote Park, Warwick Gates, and Whitnash. St Joseph’s Catholic primary school Briar Hill infant school St Margaret’s C of E junior school School cyclebuses provide a safe way for children to cycle to school escorted by parents and volunteers. They provide … Read more

Bike to School Week – 28 September to 2 October 2020

Bike to School Week is a week-long event across the UK to showcase the many benefits of cycling to school. It takes place from 28 September to 2 October 2020. And there’s even an opportunity for one lucky pupil to win a fabulous prize. Find out how you can get involved in this year’s event. … Read more

Gear Change

On the 27th July the Government published “Gear change: a bold vision for cycling and walking” This sets out the Government’s vision for active travel that is fully endorsed by Cycleways The Prime Ministers introduction says: “I have always known that millions more people in this country want to cycle.if the conditions are right, and … Read more

Cycling in the Lockdown

From our Chairman Tony Lewenz During lockdown the reduction in traffic and fine weather has seen an increase in cycling, often in family groups. Hopefully the people who have re- discovered cycling will continue to cycle as the lockdown measures are eased. The government has provided a £250m grant to reallocate road space for cycling … Read more

Cycle Path Needed for Abbey Fields

Way back in November 2019 remember when things were normal! Warwick District Council invited residents and community groups in Kenilworth to take part in an information gathering exercise for Abbey Fields. As part of the consultation a number of drop in sessions were held. The findings can be found here 870 people said they were … Read more

Government plans to improve conditions for cycling, and pedestrians

Key Features: Cycle Infrastructure Inspectorate – similar in principle to Ofsted Local people will be given the chance to choose whether residential side streets should be closed to through traffic, to make them safer for pedestrians and cyclists. Active Travel England will refuse to fund paint only cycle lanes without physical separation barriers from traffic. … Read more