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The leader of Gedling Borough Council, Cllr. John Clarke, has reopened discussion on a 4th bridge over the Trent using congestion and the local economy as the basis of his arguments. The article below, which will appear in the Nottingham Post on Friday 31st January, argues that the health of the local population is of paramount importance and that all three factors --health, congestion and the local economy-- can best be served by a pedestrian/cycling bridge.
Pedals are putting pressure on the council for more cycle stands in the city centre, particularly to compensate for stands now occupied by Citycard bikes and Police decoy bikes!
Pedals (along with the Notts CTC) were very sad to hear the news of the death on 13 July of Roger Codling, aged 70, a longstanding member of the local CTC, and also at one time a regular attender at Pedals meetings in his capacity as local CTC Right to Ride Officer.
Through the Nottingham Local Sustainable Transport fund the City Council is piloting new ways of engaging with the local community through offering people help with the way they travel.
Citycard Cycle Hire and Storage Scheme expanding further - FREE TRIAL OFFER for Pedals Members extended to March 2014!Posted June 28th, 2012 by admin
New campaign: Register it quickly, Mark it clearly, Lock it securely and
Keep it safely campaign launched in June 2012 : 'Bike Shepherd'
In Bike Week (June) 2012 a new campaign was launched to combat the recent increased number of bike thefts in Greater Nottingham, and focusing on the 'Bike Shepherd' system to allow cyclists to register their bike details online and use a special marker stuck onto the bike frame.
Since May 2012 Pedals meetings have no longer been taking place at The Globe PH following the closure of the pub early that month.
Meeting are therefore now held at the Vat and Fiddle PH, 12-14 Queen's Bridge, Road,
Nottingham on every third Monday at 7.30 p.m. There are cycle stands opposite the main entrance.
UPDATE OF 8 AUG 2013:
RUDDINGTON LANE NOW REOPENED