Some positive news to report from the last few months or so. Revamped shared path Although there was an existing cycle/foot path alongside the busy Temeside Way, from Powick to Ketch roundabouts, as part of the dualling of the road it has been completely rebuilt to a higher standard. Unlike the previous opening for the … Continue reading Moving forward slowly
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