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
Just before Christmas, the new cycling and pedestrian bridge at Powick Hams opened, but without much fanfare. Perhaps because, although it is a good piece of engineering by itself, it doesn't then have much of a link on beyond Powick. And the immediate route into Worcester over the old Powick bridge is prone to flooding … Continue reading A bridge to aim for
It's all happening on the mountain biking/off-road side of things. Here are three local projects of interest, two local to the Malvern Hills with really practical and immediate aims, one a little further afield with a much longer term and ambitious vision . Malvern Hills Trail Association Draft MHTA logo Starting with the latest to … Continue reading Off-road cyclists get busy
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