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Cycling improvements, Digswell Park Road

Digswell Park Road (to the North of Welwyn Garden City) is a lovely road for walking/cycling, spoilt only by motor traffic using it as a short cut rather than using the A1000 and Hertford Road. Thanks to some shiny new bollards, this through-traffic has been stopped – great news! In addition cyclists and pedestrians exiting… Read More »

Event to reunite stolen bicycles with rightful owners

Had a bike stolen locally? Herts Police have recovered 60 bikes and are holding an event on 12 Sept to try to find their rightful owners. You will need to pre-register to attend. More details at: https://www.herts.police.uk/news-and-appeals/event-to-reunite-stolen-bicycles-with-rightful-owners-0577 Recovered bikes are of the following makes: 6ku, Boardman, Cannondale, Carrera, Charge, Claud Butler, Condor, Cube, East way,… Read More »

2020 Meetings

Our 2020 meetings are now all available as events. Due to some scheduling conflicts we are skipping January’s meeting so our first meeting of the year will be on 12th February 2020. The 12th February meeting will be at 18:30 as we have a big agenda, see February news above.

How far can I cycle in 10 minutes?

One barrier to starting to cycle instead of driving is the perception that cycling will take much longer. For journeys of a mile or two, cycling is likely to take just a few minutes longer at worst and once you’ve defrosted a windscreen or sat in traffic, cycling can work out quicker! So, how far… Read More »

Ventoux – a cycle-themed show at Hertford Theatre

From the Hertford Theatre website: Saturday 22nd September, 7.45pm Tickets: £14, £12 concessions or £10 for groups of 10+ Duration: 60mins with no interval Suitable for: ages 15+ Ventoux is the most fearsome mountain encountered on the Tour de France. It is also the story of Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani – whose drug-fuelled race there… Read More »

Your views on the Sustrans Network

Sustrans are conducting a survey on their network of cycle routes across the country: Throughout 2018, Sustrans is undertaking a major review of the walking and cycling routes of the National Cycle Network . Millions of families, commuters and tourists use the Network every year and as custodians and champions of the Network we’d love… Read More »

Welwyn Garden City Town Centre Trial

Traffic & parking have been modified in Welwyn Garden City town centre for a trial period from 21 May to 17 June 2018.  Here are the details from the council’s flyer: “Hertfordshire County Council in partnership with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and supported by Welwyn Garden City BID are developing a scheme to enhance the… Read More »

Meet & Greet at Welwyn and Hatfield Stations

WelHatCycling were out last night (26 March) meeting cyclists arriving at Welwyn GC and Hatfield stations to introduce the group to our target audience of bike users and publicising the work we do to improve conditions and facilities for cyclists in the area. If you took a leaflet and are reading this, great!  Thanks for… Read More »