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Lewisham Cyclists and Covid

Sadly we have cancelled all our rides, community bike workshops and Dr Bikes till further notice. Stay hopeful, stay safe, follow government guidelines about staying home, self isolating and maintaining social distance and the sooner we’ll be riding together again. As bike shops are still allowed to trade, although our community work is closed for the duration, we are still allowed to offer limited help. We have supplied a couple of our loan bikes already for key worker use and

Online access details for Lewisham Cyclists 18th March Meeting

Below is the link to the Google hangout set up for the March Monthly meeting of Lewisham Cyclists, scheduled for this evening (Wednesday 18th March) at 6.30pm.https://hangouts.google.com/group/m5uW5jTav5DAmVcT6 In light of current Government guidelines (at time of writing) we will be running all monthly meetings until further notice using this channel. We have the following house rules in place for this call: 1. If using a mobile device, we recommend you plug it in to mains power, as the battery will

Important Announcement about Lewisham Cyclists March 18th Monthly Meeting

In line with the latest guidance from UK Government released yesterday, we have decided NOT to have a ‘face to face’ Group Meeting this month. Please don’t come to the Civic Centre tomorrow. Instead we are intending to set up a virtual meeting using Google Hangouts. Provided we can make this technology work we will post up details on how to join the Google Hangouts virtual meeting tomorrow afternoon.

Tragic death on Catford Rd

Lewisham Cyclists were devastated to hear that someone was killed riding their bicycle through Catford on the A205 South Circular road on Wednesday 30th October. Our thoughts are with the deceased’s loved ones. This needless death occurred just the day after someone else was seriously injured on the same road only a few yards away. We don’t know the exact circumstances of what happened in these collisions, but we do know that collisions with vulnerable road users are not unusual on

Cycleway 4 Lower Road Consultation

Work has already begun on the western end of the new Cycleway 4 which will connect Tooley St and the south side of London Bridge to Greenwich through north Southwark and Deptford. The consultation on most of this was completed some time ago and we spent time encouraging and helping folk to respond back then. There was a “missing link” in Southwark, around Surrey Quays due to Southwark needing more time, so they said, to develop plans for the wider

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