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Council to consider letting cyclists back on Queen Street

Council to consider letting cyclists back on Queen Street
June 20, 2011 13 Comments »

A popular city centre route could see cyclists allowed to pedal down it once again, as Cardiff council considers lifting the two-wheel ban on Queen Street. A study, commissioned by the council, shows a ban on cycling on Queen Street ... Read More »

Police launch hi-tech solution to catch bike thieves

Police launch hi-tech solution to catch bike thieves
May 13, 2011 4 Comments »

Police in Cardiff have unveiled their hi-tech solution to cut down bike crime in the capital. Decoy bikes are being left around the city to lure criminals and then track them once they ride off. The trackers, which cost £3,000, ... Read More »

Cyclist launches petition to improve Cardiff’s roads

Cyclist launches petition to improve Cardiff’s roads
March 16, 2011 2 Comments »

A cyclist so fed up with the state of Cardiff’s road network has set up a petition calling on the council to take action. Giancarlo Russo, a research associate at Cardiff University, said the council was getting its priorities wrong. ... Read More »

Police help cyclists to keep safe

March 2, 2011 No Comments »

Cyclists in Tremorfa and Splott were given a helping hand to combat public annoyance at a recent workshop. Sixty-three sets of lights were given out by officers, and 40 bikes got a safety check, along with repairs. Shaun Kerwell, 10, ... Read More »

Tributes paid to Cardiff cycling hero

Tributes paid to Cardiff cycling hero
January 7, 2011 2 Comments »

A man who helped save Cardiff’s famous Maindy cycle track has died aged 77 after a battle with cancer. Eric Hodge was part of the team who fought Cardiff council plans in the 1980s to build a ‘super leisure centre’ ... Read More »

Cycling consultation open meeting

Cycling consultation open meeting
November 16, 2010 2 Comments »

Cardiff Cycling Campaign are giving cyclists a chance to give their views on Cardiff council’s new cycling strategy. An open meeting will take place on Wednesday 17th November at the Big Sleep Hotel, Bute Terrace from 7pm. Chairperson of the ... Read More »

Cycling consultation launched in city centre

Cycling consultation launched in city centre
October 16, 2010 6 Comments »

Cyclists, motorists and pedestrians are being invited to give their views about cycling in the city. A man dressed in a horses head was on his bike on Queen Street to help design group ARK start the joint consultation with ... Read More »

Pont y Werin – Connect 2 where?

July 16, 2010 4 Comments »

The new bridge over the River Ely, Pont y Werin was opened joyfully yesterday. People clapped and flag waving children from Mount Stuart Primary and Barry Primary excitedly counted down to the ribbon cutting ceremony. It was a great day ... Read More »

Pont Y Werin bridge opens

July 14, 2010 4 Comments »

A new link bridge between Cardiff Bay and Penarth for cyclists and pedestrians has finally opened. The ribbon was cut by Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones at a ceremony featuring politicians and children from Barry Island Primary and Mount ... Read More »

Me and my bike

June 25, 2010 No Comments »

Fed up of late buses and with a bridesmaid’s dress to get in shape for in less than two months, I chose this week to begin cycling to work, which also happens to be Bike Week. ‘Piece of cake’ I ... Read More »