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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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Active Travel Fund consultation: Cycle Winchester recommends support

Last week we promised you a briefing, to help you respond to the current consultation on these schemes. Here is that briefing. We have also prepared a downloadable completion guide to help with your response. To cut to the chase: we recommend you support the schemes. While we have some ...
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Hampshire launches Active Travel Fund consultation

As we reported back in November, Hampshire County Council has been awarded funding from the central government’s Active Travel Fund, to carry out short-term measures to encourage more people to travel by foot and cycle during the Covid-19 pandemic. Hampshire has now released its plans and is inviting feedback. The ...
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Hampshire consults on Local Transport Plan 4

Cycle Winchester briefing on Hampshire County Council’s consultation on the Local Transport Plan. Final date for your comments: 28 February 2021. Hampshire County Council (HCC) is consulting on its future Transport Plan. This is a crucial document as it will provide a framework that guides HCC’s future transport planning and ...
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Cycling charter for Winchester launched

Today we launch the “Winchester Cycling Charter” and invite local businesses, organisations and residents to sign their names to it. The Charter calls on community leaders to make better provision for cycling as a way of travelling round the city. “It isn’t anti-car,” says organiser John Arthur of Cycle Winchester. ...
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Cycle Winchester writes to WCC regarding Sport and Leisure Park cycleway

As you will know from our recent article, Cycle Winchester is deeply disappointed in the implementation of this new cycleway. Phil Gagg, WinACC Transport Lead, and a member of the Cycle Winchester core team, has published a detailed evaluation of the new route (attached). Phil’s report compares the new scheme with ...
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