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Walking and Cycling meeting update – 16th March 2012

Notes from ‘A Sustainable Vision for Bolton’ – Transport The Vision Design roads to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists. Less need for ‘Transport’ because local services are within walking distance. What we can do 2012 to reach the Vision 2026 More community representatives on the cycle forum. More promotion of the Cycle Forum. More bike training [...]

Going Dutch: New homes, New travel arrangements in the Netherlands

Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign hosts a special presentation  Richard Armitage CMILT, Chair of the Cycling Forum, Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Transport consultant Richard Armitage is a member of SUNN, the Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods Network. In autumn 2011 he joined a study tour of new housing in three Dutch cities. Richard explains the background: [...]

Friends of the Earth

About We are a long established group of 6-8 members working mainly on national campaigns.  We have stalls, lobby our MPs, hold fund raising events and occasional social events. We meet on the fourth Wednesday in the month (but not December) at 8.00pm, at: The Friends Meeting House, Silverwell St, Bolton. Telephone contact Elizabeth Shepherd [...]

Setting up and running a walking bus

  Setting up and running a walking bus Some parents in Bolton have run walking bus for groups of children and they worked fine. Some confusions arose over health and safety issues and when schools get new head teachers or governors you sometimes loose focus on the social and health benefits importance of the walking [...]