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local riders

Irena Banham tells us how her son Zak has encouraged both of his parents to become a bit obsessed with cycling, and how it’s now proving a great way for her to beat congestion on the school run. Read the full interview here
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regular cycling activities


LOCAL NEWS – Not so much local news this month, contributors must have been out enjoying bike rides during our glorious summer (remember it?)!

We talk to Dan Gascoyne who has recently joined Colchester Borough Council as Assistant Director, Policy & Corporate and who cycles to work every day.

There’s a new film about our Bike Kitchens, plus a new wheel building course (Wivenhoe) and a new workshop membership scheme (Colchester).

Colchester Borough Council celebrated Cycle To Work Day. 

Globe G Sports is having an end of season sale, and Re-Cycle is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

NATIONAL NEWS – By contrast there are some big national news stories about cyclists’ safety.

Cycling Minister Jesse Norman has launched two campaigns – cycle awareness training for driving instructors, and a national roll-out of the West Midlands Police close pass campaign.

If you want to make your voice heard, you can write to your MP, or be part of the Pedal on Parliament procession to Westminster.

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