Archive | March, 2011

Lorries kill twice in one day on London streets

The SE1 community website reports on the killing of a cyclist in Bermondsey, on Tanner Street, this lunchtime. Earlier in the day, a lorry killed a pedestrian in Brixton, on Acre Lane. Two awful collisions between very large and heavy vehicles and the most vulnerable road users. Almost certainly, both deaths were avoidable. When will […]

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Resonance FM Fundraising Auction

Resonance FM is devoting the entire weekend to its annual on-air Fundraising Marathon. Over 100 experiences, items, artworks, rareties and more – all donated by our generous supporters and all up for grabs this weekend. The reason? We need the money. The cuts have affected us already and the future looks uncertain for all arts […]

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Cyclosportives are the glamping of amateur cycling – but there is an alternative

One of the highlights of the last season of the show was Kieron Yates’s feature Up the ‘Uts, looking at the historic 32nd Association of cycling clubs, whose membership is dwindling even at a time when cycling is booming. In the discussion that followed both Kieron and Nigel Wood, chairman of the Dulwich Paragon club, […]

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Abercrombie and all that

Utterly brilliant primer on the post war history of road building in London. Better than TV.

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Embacher Collection: Book Launch, 16 March

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Mayor of London’s Cycling Q&A: February 2011

Again, thanks to the office of Jenny Jones, for distributing this batch of questions the Mayor of London and his answers. Please scour away and alert readers to anything of particular note in the comments.

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