South Central Herts plans for cycling A big policy has come to cycling groups in Hertfordshire. This is the South Central Hertfordshire Growth and Travel Plan. It sets out Hertfordshire County’s plans for transport and so making sure cycling is included (which it is) and that important bits are not missed out (some are) is… Read More »
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.
Final ride of 2019: Tewin Orchard Apple Day, Sunday 6th October 2019 Our final ride of the year is on Sunday 6th October 2019 when we ride from Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, to the Tewin Orchard for their Apple Day. We are promised children’s activities, guided walks around the orchard, a scavenger hunt for… Read More »
New councillors Congratulations to all the new councillors elected to represent the people of Welwyn Hatfield on the borough council. You might think cycling is a county issue, but the reality is that getting new cycle routes is mostly linked to developer contributions from new buildings. So when you are planning new housing, please make… Read More »
We have continued to run cycle rides (for example Shaw’s Corner, Tewin Orchard Apple Day and around Letchworth) and attend local events such as the Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield Healthfests and the Welwyn Village Day. Perhaps most memorable will be the day of the London ride to explore the cycle routes which the People’s… Read More »
Next group ride: Letchworth Greenway Another ride starting with the train, this time taking us north to the Letchworth Greenway. This is an 18 mile ride from Letchworth Station (departing 11:00) around the outskirts of the town pausing for lunch in Baldock and a coffee and cake stop at the ride leader’s house in Fairfield. … Read More »
Local Safer Neighbourhood Police Officers will be in Market Place, Hatfield town centre, on Saturday 13th April 2019 between 12:00 – 15:00 hours, for bicycle marking and general crime prevention advice. Take your bike down and get it registered!
London Calling – exploring London’s new cycle routes; Saturday 23rd March 2019 Changed date! This ride is now on Saturday 23rd March 2019, as there are no trains on the Sunday. Our first ride of 2019. You’ll need to catch the train to London Kings Cross to join in. We will do a 20 mile… Read More »
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 »