Sustrans Bennerley Viaduct restoration – exciting plans

Earlier this year Sustrans held consultation events in Ilkeston and Awsworth to publicise their plans to restore the historic Bennerley Viaduct and reuse it for a cycling and walking link between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The 1,452 foot long bridge would be used as part of a through route between Nottingham and Derby, and with good connections […]

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Read what Nottingham’s election candidates have to say about cycling

Pedals has written to all 224 candidates in Nottingham City’s upcoming local elections to ask them about all things cycling.

Many of them have responded already. You can read what they have to say here. This link will be updated as more responses come in, so please keep checking back.

Don’t see a reply from candidates in your ward yet? There’s still time – contact them and ask them to respond.

Updated May 6. Click to see latest.

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New NET routes – sorting out potential hazards for cyclists

Please give us further feedback on specific problems with the new route layouts. As both new tram lines move slowly but steadily towards completion and full running Pedals continues our efforts to minimise risks for cyclists, and to help publicise good practice cycling safety advice and the various cycle facilities being introduced in conjunction with […]

Taken at an extended site meeting on 26 Feb with Tramlink and their contractors (TWA) to discuss hazardous spots and other cycling issues on both new NET routes. Also at the meeting were Adam Gibbs of BWB Consulting who is doing a Non-Motorised User audit of the new tram routes, Gary Smerdon-White and Martin Budjoso from Ridewise, Hugh McClintock and Peter Briggs from Pedals, and Richard Hand from the City Council NET Project Team.

New NET cycling guides for Clifton and Chilwell

Two new NET route cycling guides are available. Copies will be sent out with the next Pedals newsletter in May or can be obtained directly from Carol Mee at Nottingham City Council: Carol.Mee@nottinghamcity.gov.uk   For further information about cycling around the tram network, please visit www.thetram.net/cycling  

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Look 4 Cyclists car stickers

Heidi Duffy from Notts Police has a supply of “Look 4 Cyclists” car stickers. Anyone who wants some should contact Heidi directly at Notts Police HQ, Sherwood Lodge, Arnold, Nottm NG5 8PP, tel. (0115) 9670999, email: Heidi.Duffy@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk Pedals will also distribute with the next newsletter, due out in May.

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Cycling for All events in 2015

RideWise is launching its third season of Cycling for All sessions funded by Nottingham City Council’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund. Sessions are free, fun and healthy, and aimed at helping people of all abilities access cycling. The monthly sessions operate on a drop-in basis so why not pop along and find out more? Taking place […]

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