Barriers to cycling must be removed!

2020-01-27 ETS committee (2)We’ve told Brighton and Hove City Council that the gates appearing in Brighton must be removed and a better solution applied that doesn’t prevent cycling. 

Our Campaigns Officer made the case at the Environment, Transport and Sustainability committee in January.

Our deputation with text and photos is here.

See the webcast. The relevant bit starts at 0:24:00.

The gate below is at the junction of Natal Road and Dewe Road near the University of Brighton’s campus on the Lewes Road. It is permanently locked. No consultation was carried out on its placement. Not good enough!

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Spare time over Christmas? Some ideas for activities below!

  • Respond to the Transport for the South East consultation by Jan 10th .  See Friends of the Earth for useful template if stuck!
  • Sign the East Sussex petition to claw back funding for walking and cycling that was used to cover an overspend in road building in Hastings and Bexhill by Jan 14th . (You have to register and log in).
  • Respond to Adur and Worthing’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan by Jan 6th .  See Shoreham by Cycle’s description of the plan where there’s also a link to respond.

See you in 2020!

Transport Conference on June 15th

We have to do better on transport! We need a new approach that helps people cycle, walk and get to where they want to be without destroying the countryside and having traffic everywhere. Come along and support the campaign! Come to the conference at the Brighthelm Centre in Brighton on June 15th and hear about a new perspective.  Book your ticket here! https://www.facebook.com/events/347059775923479/

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Living Coast ride needs marshals on 19 May 2019

Volunteer marshals needed urgently!

IMG_7212Would you like to help marshal a local cycling event for a good cause? This year, the “Living Coast ride” is on Sunday, 19 May, 2019.

CSS (the organisers) will generously make a donation to Bricycles of £10 for every marshal who offers their support, so it’s a bit of a fundraiser for us, too!

If you would like to marshal, please contact Chris on chris@css.bike or mobile: 07889 302229 Web: www.css.bike

Marshals needed because some volunteers have dropped out.

Details of the ride are at: https://www.bht.org.uk/greater-brighton-cycle-challenge-2019/

 

New postal address for Bricycles

January 2019

Please send completed membership forms and renewals to our new address.

1 Grangeways

Old London Road

Brighton

BN1 8XN

Also use the above postal address for any information for our general attention which cannot be sent electronically.

You can write to us at our generic email address: bricyclesbrighton@gmail.com or contact individual Bricycles officers, details on the contacts page.