Tag: Cycling

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More road space needed to socially distance, say Norwich Greens

Norwich city councillors from the Green Party have suggested a reduction in the space used by cars so cyclists and pedestrians are able to socially distance on roads. It comes as the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced a £250 million emergency travel fund with a raft of proposals that include emergency “pop-up” bike lanes, decreasing speed limits…

Sport

UEA Sport final round-up

The end of the academic year has not stopped the flow of successful news stories from UEA’s clubs. Many summer sports like Rowing, Cricket and Cycling have only recently sprung into life with BUCS fixtures coming thick and fast. With the end of the season now upon us, we’ve also decided to take stock of…

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Upgrade to Avenue pedalways criticised

Upgrades to the Norwich pedalway scheme, which passes along the Avenues, have been criticised by cyclists who say there is no benefit. Speaking to the Norwich Evening News, cyclist Laura McKinlay has expressed concern that the most recent upgrades to the southern section of Bluebell Road are not safe. Ms. McKinlay, who commutes to and…

Sport

Academic completes 1,000 mile charity bike ride

The Deloitte Ride Across Britain, which lasted for over a week between 9 and 17 September, is arguably one of the greatest charity sporting challenges in Britain. Spread over 969 miles from the most southern-westerly point of Cornwall to the north-easterly tip of Scotland, through 23 counties in England, Scotland, and Wales, it is the…

Sport

UEA students to cycle 3,000km for Mind

One in four people in England and Wales suffer from a mental health condition in any given year. That is an astonishing statistic. It makes the chance of you not being directly connected to someone facing a mental health issue very slim indeed. It also highlights the lack of knowledge that the general public has…

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