Leicester Cycling Campaign Group is a pressure group formed in 2012 to improve conditions for people who cycle in and around Leicester. With over 200 members, we represent a strong and independent voice for cyclists in the city and beyond. Our aim is to ‘make cycling normal’ by advocating for improvements to Leicester’s cycling infrastructure. We hope this will encourage more people to cycle for work and pleasure, leading to fewer cars on the city’s roads, less congestion and a safer environment for all.
We hold open meeetings every other month (February, April, June, August, October and December) on the 1st Monday at 7.30pm usually at The Exchange (opposite Curve). All are welcome. See below for dates of upcoming meetings and check on Twitter or Facebook for any changes.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENT
Note new start time: 7.30pm at The Exchange, Rutland Street.
- AGM – 10am Saturday 28th March – CANCELLED due to virus
- Monday 6th April 2020 – CANCELLED due to virus
- Monday 1st June 2020
LONDON ROAD SITE VISIT AND ANNUAL MEETING – CANCELLED due to virus
Our annual meeting will be a bit different this year. Here’s the basic plan for the morning:
10.00am London Road site visit to look at new cycle lanes and collect ideas to discuss later. Gather at railway station just inside the big ‘departure’ arch.
10.45am Head over to Secular Hall, Humberstone Gate, LE1 1WB, for refreshments
11.00am Annual General Meeting (reports, election of committee and proposed constitution changes)
11.30am Guest Speaker: Mark Hodson, Close Pass project officer from West Midlands Police (check out this really positive report on the initial success of the project). Followed by time for Q&As with Mark.
12.15pm Discussion on London Road site visit and any other business.
Do join us for as much of the programme as you can.
GET BEHIND THE BIKE BOX – CAMPAIGN UPDATES
5 Aug: Article in Leicester Mercury reports support from bus companies for the GBBB campaign and that police have actioned around 20 reports made since our the campaign started.
12 June: We’ve been sent a copy of a new ‘Tool Box Talk’ leaflet which Centrebus have produced to be distributed to all their drivers, outlining how to treat bike boxes and warning them of the consequences of breaking the rules!
20 May: Our Press Officer Eric Ludlow recently met with senior County Constabulary police officers, including Chief Constable Simon Coles. See our GBBB campaign page for his report, which has some positive news and an update on the first three vehicles reported by LCCG for not getting behind the bike box.
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