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MP hopefuls face our questions

Who will get your vote? Will they say they will make Brighton & Hove more accessible for cycling? We’ve asked every candidate across the city three simple questions and now we are receiving and publishing their clear and concise replies. Take a look at who’s saying what – and who’s got nothing to say.

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Kidical Mass – the biggest yet!

More than 400 riders, young and old, took part in the Kidical Mass ride last month despite the (initially) gloomy weather.

We were blown away by the turnout and the energy and enthusiasm of the riders, calling for safer streets for people on bicycles.

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‘Smart’ bikes

It finally happened, my e-bike was stolen last month. I had always known it was a matter of when, not if, it got stolen. When I went to the bike shop to try out options I was excited to discover technology has moved on since I last bought a bike. A new generation of ‘smart’ e-bikes offer integrated anti-theft protection, using the bluetooth on your phone as a key.

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Bicycle leaning against polling station sign

South Portslade Election Survey

Only two of the candidates for the South Portslade election who have been sent surveys about their views on cycling locally and city-wide have responded. Residents vote for their new councillor on Thursday 11 January. Here are the replies of the candidates who have responded.

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Hundreds of people with bicycles outside Hove Town Hall in the sunshine

Hundreds take part in Kidical Mass bike ride, to demand safer roads

We’re delighted that hundreds of cyclists of all ages took to the streets of Brighton & Hove on Saturday, 23 September, in the city’s first major Kidical Mass bike ride. The event, part of a global campaign inspired by Critical Mass, calls for safe cycling infrastructure, especially for children and families.

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Drum & Bass and the politics of cycling

Over the summer, DJ Dom Whiting has been bringing his Drum & Bass On The Bike event to city streets across the UK and Europe. Dom started DJing on his bike during lockdown, and on 16 July 2023 he came to Brighton & Hove for the third year running.

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