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Cycle Winchester is a local community action group, campaigning to make Winchester better by bike.

Our aim is to create a better Winchester by promoting cycling as a convenient, healthy and inexpensive way to get around the city, as well as campaign for improved provision for cyclists. In so doing, we also hope to reduce traffic congestion and pollution in order to make Winchester a more enjoyable place to live, work and visit.

Through a range of cycling events and other initiatives, we hope to highlight the many benefits of cycling and encourage more people to get on their bikes and join us in our campaign to make Winchester better by bike.

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People who cycle in Winchester #9: Steve

Hi, I’m Steve I’ve been around Winchester for 30 years and lived here for the last 20 years since moving in with my partner. I grew up in Woolston, Southampton in the 1960s in a no-car family. My Dad walked everywhere but my Mum cycled. One of my very earliest ...
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People who cycle in Winchester #8

The Murray-Rius family: Marc, Jaclyn, Ona & Kai. Hi, I’m Marc. I grew up in Barcelona where I cycled as a kid from an early age. I remember once aged 12 taking part in a local race and then at a later stage got into mountain biking. Whilst at University ...
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A word about Hyde Street

As many of you know, Hyde Street is currently closed to motor traffic at the south end, where it meets North Walls. There is a campaign on at the moment to get it reopened. This was done as part of “Tranche 1” of the emergency active travel measures, so that ...
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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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