Six out of the eight Worcestershire county councillors just elected to represent the Malvern Hills district were amongst those responding to the invite to 'Act on Active Travel' from Worcestershire Active Travel Partnership. We are confident that at least one of the other two is supportive. Cycle Malvern hopes that we can build on those … Continue reading New county councillors, new action on active travel?
Cycle Malvern has got together with a number of similar groups across Worcestershire so that walking and cycling issues get an airing at the county council elections this spring. We are looking for candidates to make real change possible, by commitments to investment and support towards active travel. The Worcestershire Active Travel Partnership website has … Continue reading Moves for the county to Act on Active Travel
County business organisations are pushing for this year to see moves towards greater use of sustainable transport such as cycling or walking to work. This effort is particularly focused on Worcester, with the city council and BID on board, but surely applies elsewhere too, with Worcestershire's Local Enterprise Partnership and chamber of commerce both promoting … Continue reading Making a shift to cycling for work
Cycle Malvern is delighted that a proposal "to consider facilitating the provision of bike racks within the Town to support and encourage cycling as well as supporting the Council’s declaration of a climate emergency in 2019" has just been approved by Malvern Town Council's Operations and Planning Committee. The proposal report is available from the … Continue reading New bike racks en route
It's been a hectic month since Cycle Malvern was effectively re-launched with the creation of a Facebook group (on 14th October). Good progress has been made in this short time, but clearly there is a lot more needed. Today's announcement of the second round of the government's active travel funding would be a good way … Continue reading A month in the life of Cycle Malvern
Just in case you haven't spotted this yet - An easy to use map of the cycle racks around Malvern has been produced over on the Transition Malvern Hills website. This incorporates the information collected for Cycle Malvern's survey of bike parking and leverages the Open Street Map tools. Click or tap on the blue … Continue reading Secure bike mapping