8 questions on cycling issues were sent out to all 96 candidates standing in the local Southampton Council elections, across all 16 wards.
The responses of those that chose to take part in the survey can be compared for each ward.
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The list of campaign rides for 2015 are now available.
Sunday 8th February / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm /
St James Park, St James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5SD
This is the Launch event for the Catch 22 weekly cycling initiative, encouraging recreational cycling for all the family. Come along, all you need is yourself and a bike.
This event features:
- Free soup, roll, and discount voucher for ParkLife Café when you sign in
- Free general bicycle maintenance and repairs
- Cycle Skills and Challenge course with a qualified coach
- Smoothie Bikes (cycle to make your own healthy snack)
- Bike Roller racing competitions
- Cycle Security (including Bike Marking)
The minutes from the monthly meeting on January 12th 2015 are now available.
The Test Valley Borough Council are in the process of creating a new Cycling Strategy and have so far produced a draft version that is undergoing a consultation process. The response by the CTC Test Valley Local Campaign to this draft is now available.
The next Campaign ride is Bikes to Bursledon on 7th December. This is an unusual route using quiet roads, bridleways, gravel tracks, cycle paths and country lanes. At Bursledon we can either go north to Lowford for a coffee stop, or south to Hamble.
Return will be via the NCN route through Royal Victoria Country Park and Weston Shore.
Meet: 9.45 – 10 am, the car park behind the social club on Manor Farm Rd
Return between 1 and 1.30 pm
Route is approximately 18 miles, hilly in Bitterne Park and Bursledon,; middle section is fairly flat. Hybrid or mountain bikes recommended.
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Southampton City Council have produced a proposal for the cycle route at the western end of Second Avenue. The “Armadillos” in Section A-A of the plan, can be seen in operation in Church Street – these were installed last week as part of the new cycle way.