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
Good news - Worcestershire County Council has just introduced "a new cycle parking scheme for the county that lets organisations apply for free cycle stands" (from their Tweet, 30th October). This is being delivered via https://www.parkthatbike.info/, whose website says: Voluntary sector groups, businesses, shops, offices, cafés, pubs, churches, dental practices and surgeries can get free … Continue reading Bike racks offer for Worcestershire
For those who don't use Facebook, here's news of a new cycle training business in Malvern. The person behind RPJ Cycle Training has been a cycling tutor for local authorities for many years. Rachel's Facebook page says "Tailored cycle training for all ages and abilities giving you the skills to ride safely and confidently for … Continue reading Developing safe cycling skills
Malvern could do a whole lot better in making the town attractive to cyclists, from Bellevue Terrace to Barnards Green and the Link, schools to work and leisure. Safe cycling routes would surely do the most in getting more people to try out the bicycle as a means of transport, but secure parking is important … Continue reading Why more bike racks for Malvern?
There's now a Facebook group for anyone interested in discussing the issues around improving cycle facilities and increasing bike use in the Malvern area. Hopefully this will also lead on to action to persuade the various councils to take the government's Gear Change policy seriously and implement useful stuff. It's set as a private group, … Continue reading Join the action