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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 »

A414 consultation, South Way bridge, Ellenbrook crossing (January news)

Happy Cycling New Year! A414 corridor strategy public consultation We are working on comments on a Hertfordshire County Council public consultation on the A414 corridor. For Welwyn Hatfield this includes the A414 and A1057 Hatfield Road, routes across Hatfield including Comet Way (A1001) and then on east from Mill Green.  The document recognises the need… Read More »

French Horn Lane hedge finally pruned

After 5 months of campaigning, the hedge on French Horn Lane Hatfield has finally been cut back to a safe width.  This is the work in progress last Monday. And as a reminder, this is how it was:

Instead of the September news email I went cycling

Firstly an apology for not getting out a September news email to members. However, I hope my sort of excuse is acceptable.  You see Freddy and I went cycling for a week from Hatfield and ended up in Penrith via the Peak District and Manchester.  When we were on the Hatfield Healthfest stall our Secretary… 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 »