Campaigns

HCC Covid Travel Map

Cycle Winchester has responded to or actively engaged with all major consultations and planning discussions concerning Winchester and its environs. We also use our links with supporters to encourage them to engage as individuals with all cycle-related planning issues, wherever possible.

We have urged local authorities to seize the opportunity of Covid-19 Emergency Active Travel Funding to make improvements to cycling conditions in Winchester.

Cycle Winchester was invited to participate as a stakeholder in the Winchester Movement Strategy and the Workshop for Non-Motorised Users organised by Highways England with regard to the new Junction 9. We have engaged in campaigns regarding the new Sports and Leisure Park at Bar End, Station Approach, St Maurice Covert and Badger Farm Road.

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Cycle Enfield

Have your say on Cycle Friendly Winchester

Mini-Holland schemes. As you may already know by now, Hampshire County Council is currently holding a consultation regarding potential “mini-Holland” schemes. As the name implies, a mini-Holland scheme involves intensive spending on local roads and streetscapes to make them, over time, as cycle and pedestrian-friendly as their Dutch equivalents. Hampshire ...
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Laptop: Responding to Consultation

How to be an armchair activist

Armchair activism A supporter contacted us to ask for tips on how she can lobby the authorities to make Winchester safer for her family to cycle. Here at Cycle Winchester we take an enlightened view of the value of the so-called ‘armchair activist’, defined by the urban dictionary as: a ...
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Hampshire Local Transport Plan 4

Cycle Winchester response to Hampshire Local Transport Plan 4

As we recently reported, Hampshire County Council, our local transport authority, has recently published its Local Transport Plan (LTP4). LTP4 sets the county’s policy for the next decade, with an outlook to 2050 in relation to climate change. So it’s a vital document for those of us who are calling ...
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Photo of High Street Winchester

WinACC hosts meeting on Local Transport Plan

Hampshire County Council has published a questionnaire asking for the public’s views on its plans for transport for the next ten years. The county council is the transport authority, so it controls the shape of transport in Winchester District and all over Hampshire. HCC must have a Local Transport Plan ...
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Cycles parked at WSLC

Cycle thefts in Winchester

Cycle thefts at Winchester Sports and Leisure Centre We have been hearing reports of cycle thefts from the Winchester Sports and Leisure Centre (WSLC) in recent months. In particular, bikes have been taken despite being well secured with D-locks; seemingly angle grinders will cut though most D-locks in a minute ...
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