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Cameras for Cycling

Do you want to run cameras on your cycle? There’s a large variety of choice available, from the cheap to the expensive, static view to 360-degrees, and varying in quality and functionality. If you’re looking for advice on what to run on your cycle, take a look at what I’m running – this isn’t definitive,…

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The Sanctuary in Bedworth's Miners' Welfare Park - a 22 metre high wooden temple-like structure which will be burnt in a ceremony marking the shared losses from the global pandemic.

Lack of Cycle Routes Bites Bedworth

On Saturday 28 May, Bedworth Miners’ Welfare Park plays host to a ceremonial burning as an act of memorial and reflection on the losses caused by the global pandemic. The Sanctuary is a large temple-like wooden structure, intricately carved, and inscribed with handwritten messages of remembrance, and has attracted widespread attention. The event is expected…

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Shared use path with foliage to the left and a road name sign labelled "Coventry Road". To the right of the path is the main carriageway when a truck loaded with pipework has just gone past.

State of the Scheme: Nuneaton to Coventry via Bedworth

There is a scheme in Warwickshire to create an active travel corridor between the edge of Nuneaton through Bedworth and down to the border with Coventry – what should be a valuable and obvious backbone route for a cycling network. However, since the approval of funding within the County Council back in November 2019, there…

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A yellow barrier across an accesss road to Nuneaton's Registry Office. To the left of the barrier are two black bollards. There is a pavement to the left of the road, and a grass buffer between the two. Next to the barrier is a sign that reads "Barrier will be closed at 5pm".

Council Shuts the Gate on Cycle Route

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has announced on social media that it will begin securing an access road against motor traffic outside of the opening hours of Nuneaton’s Registry Office. At 5pm every night, a gate will be shut, closing off the road leading from the ring road. However, this access road also forms part…

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Fiets Podcast 005: Any cyclist is a proper cyclist

Taking a look at Hexa Consulting’s poor Framework Travel Plan; some elitist views of “proper cyclists” and whether imperfect infrastructure is better than no infrastructure at all; and WCC’s draft Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) is out for consultation.