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image of Edinburgh
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13 August 2018

I have always enjoyed Edinburgh in August, right from when I arrived as an international student, to now, as a parent of two young ones. Edinburgh welcomes the world for an unforgettable month of theatre, comedy, art, music and dance. And as residents, we have a whole host of...

image of two women cycling
7 March 2018

Cycling has grown in popularity in recent years but women's cycling is still far from equal to men's. Megan Streb, Partnerships Manager at Sustrans sums up her experience of cycling on the roads and what can be done to encourage more women to ride their bikes. 

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cyclists on protected path in Bristol
2 March 2018

Cllr Mark Bradshaw is Labour Co-op member for Bedminster, Bristol and served as Cabinet Member for Transport under Mayor Marvin Rees until April 2017, and as Deputy Mayor for Place under Mayor George Ferguson from 2013 to 2015. He also served as Cabinet Member responsible for...

Cyclists in residential London
6 February 2018

The first Street Talk of 2018 put the issue of pay-per-mile road pricing to a panel of experts. Nicholas Sanderson sums up the choices city leaders will need to make in order to roll out road pricing.

London’s Congestion Charge turns 15 this year. Its immediate impact...

Mara with her bike
1 February 2018

In this blog Mara shares with us why she has decided to give up her car this year, and what factors helped her make her decision. Mara Acoma is a Photographic Artist living and working on the East Coast of Durham. Her work explores ideas of 'What if?' inviting the viewer to...

Alice Gillam by a river
23 January 2018

Before I left for France I cycled frequently but never very far. I was lucky to live just a few miles from work and heading down the 13 mile Bristol and Bath Path once or twice a summer was the furthest I cycled. So when I headed off to ride the length of France I was a little...

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