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15th May 2023 | By Miles Cooke

Manchester Olympian Alan Geldard honoured with new Withington wall mural

A new mural in Withington has been created in honour of Alan Geldard, the late cyclist who won Olympic bronze at the 1948 Games in...

8th February 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Harry Gray – The Tour de Force behind changing cycling in Greater Manchester

When Andy Burnham became Mayor of Greater Manchester, he pledged a plan to integrate a London-style transport system in Greater Manchester, known as the ‘Bee...

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3rd June 2022 | By Liam Taylor

More than 100 people attend urban driving courses in Greater Manchester

More than 100 people attended a safe urban driving training course in order to keep pedestrians and cyclists safer within Manchester. The course is run...

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23rd February 2022 | By George Walden

Work begins on new £1.5m cycle hub in Wythenshawe Park

Work has begun on a new £1.5m cycling hub in Wythenshawe Park designed to help residents learn to cycle and get fit. The project follows a...

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21st February 2022 | By [email protected]

Openshaw charity raising funds for cycle track in memory of ‘special little boy’

A Manchester charity is raising £200,000 to build a cycle track in Openshaw in memory of a four-year-old boy who died in 2017. Step Up...

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2nd February 2022 | By Benjamin Golaub

Giles Drake wins 10th title in North West Cyclo-cross finale

Excitement was in the air as Buile Hill from Salford geared up to host the Northwest Cycle Cross finale. Cyclists attended the first ‘proper’ final since...

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10th November 2020 | By Bailey Taylor

Revolutionary proposal set to transform travel for Salford residents

Salford City Council has revealed plans for improvements to walking and cycling routes in collaboration with Transport for Greater Manchester, The scheme plans to introduce a...

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27th June 2020 | By Sarai Van-Cook

Levenshulme cyclists take to street to protest against council’s refusal to install pop-up cycling lanes

A human chain of cyclists formed in Levenshulme to criticise Manchester City Council’s “disappointing” response to a bid for government funding for pop-up cycle lanes across...

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4th June 2020 | By Katy Rushton

Five best places to explore in Cheadle

For months we were told not to drive to beauty spots but to exercise in our own local areas. So some of our NQ reporters got to spend more time exploring the often underused green spaces available on their doorstep. Katy Rushton shares her favourite spots for socially distanced exercise in Cheadle.

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21st February 2020 | By Leonie Backhaus

Council wants to make Northern Quarter greener and safer for pedestrians and cyclists

The public consultation to pedestrianise parts of the Northern Quarter saw a raft of ideas submitted from cyclists and green campaigners. One of the consultation...

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27th November 2019 | By Daniel Mardle

Manchester’s advanced cycle network progresses to the next stage

Work on a new 1.6km cycleway linking MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Ordsall and Old Trafford will start next June as part of Salford City Council’s £20m...

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18th November 2019 | By Sophie Cook

Lollipop lady has bike stolen while on duty at primary school

A lollipop lady in Marple had her bike stolen while on duty at a primary school. Lollipop lady Lysbeth Black  Lysbeth Black posted a picture of...

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14th January 2019 | By O.enwegbara

Wheel Of Misfortune – Campaign Fighting for clean streets for wheelchair users & cyclists

We all value our independence and ability to go from one place to another freely but imagine not being able to go anywhere on a...

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21st November 2018 | By Dom Poli

The new gadget that is trying ‘wheelie hard’ to improve cyclists safety

Although Manchester may not share too many similarities with the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, one resemblance to be drawn is the ever-growing presence of cycles...

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26th April 2018 | By nq_admin

‘Dutch-style’ cycle way planned between Chorlton and Manchester

A ‘Dutch-style’ cycleway is being planned to connect Chorlton  to Manchester city centre. Inspired by the established cycling culture from The Netherlands, the planned 5km route...

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2nd February 2018 | By Sanaa Reddy

Manchester trade unionist to cycle round Palestine to raise money for medical aid charity

A top union official from Manchester is embarking on a six-day cycle trek across palestine to raise money for Medical Aid for Palestinians Kevin Lucas, Unison...

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11th January 2017 | By Thomas Walton

Cash offered to persuade more women to cycle to work

A ‘be-spoke’ cash offer is being made to community groups to persuade more women to cycle to work. The Women on Wheels 2017 initiative was...

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5th August 2016 | By Pete Murray

On track in a last push for double golds – Kadeena Cox

"You've just got to keep battling on," says Kadeena Cox, as she discusses final preparations with her coach ahead of the Rio Paralympics which begin...