Clean Air Day Protest: Open Letter

The following letter is being sent to York City Council: We are writing to ask you why there has been so little progress on the Emergency Active Travel Fund Schemes in York? It is now nearly a year since the council was awarded over £850,000 of Government funding for active travel schemes in York andContinue reading “Clean Air Day Protest: Open Letter”

Why the Dutch cycle…

As we all know, the Dutch are big on cycling… it is estimated that 50% of trips in Amsterdam are by cycle and there is no such thing as a ‘cyclist’ in the Netherlands, after all when nearly everyone cycles there’s no need to identify yourself in this way. The inspirational film ‘Why We Cycle’, which was recently screened as a joint event between YoCo, Cycle Heaven, and YCC aims to explain why this is the case. 

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire 2021

Last updated afternoon of Tuesday 4th May 2021 Originally scheduled for 2020, but postponed due to the pandemic, elections will be held on Thursday 6th May 2021 for the election to the post of Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire. A member of the Campaign has emailed each of the candidates standing forContinue reading “Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire 2021”

Fix Your Bike Vouchers

The Government has brought back its Fix Your Bike Voucher scheme, offering a voucher for use towards cycle repairs up to the value of £50. Apply for a voucher of up to £50 on the Fix Your Bike website when vouchers become available. Find a Fix Your Bike Voucher Scheme-registered bike mechanic to repair your bike usingContinue reading “Fix Your Bike Vouchers”