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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 »

2017-18 in retrospect: Chair’s annual report

I took over as chair in October following John Shead’s well earned retirement to the wilds of Norfolk. His last summer has seen a number of successful rides for example by train to Arlesley and riding back and the usual stalls at the Welwyn Petit Tour and local health fests.  John also sought the views… 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 »

Ride to Shaw’s Corner (changed) and other (May) news

Next ride:  Shaw’s Corner, 27th May 2018 A change to the ride advertised in the newsletter, when we realised that the distance and cost of entry made it a less than good idea! So instead, a ride to Shaw’s Corner, Ayot St Lawrence, starting from Campus West Welwyn Garden City.  Full details on the events… Read More »

Alban Way Litter Pick 2018

Another year, another litter pick!  Ten keen volunteers from WelHatCycling, Sustrans and the local community spent two and a half hour clearing the Alban Way from Wrestler’s Bridge to the Galleria. As an example of what we had to clear, here is a pile of fast food litter, which was dumped on the Alban Way… Read More »

Scott’s Grotto ride

I think we can count this as a bit of a success!  13 people rode with us from Hatfield or Welwyn Garden City to Hertford and on to Ware, a round trip for the full ride of 26 miles.  We had the best sunny weather of the year so far, so of course our destination… Read More »