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FREE Family Cycling Festival to return to Southampton in July

British Cycling's HSBC UK Let’s Ride is returning to Southampton on Sunday 21 July, when city centre roads will be closed to motor traffic to give thousands of locals the perfect opportunity to explore their city in the saddle. HSBC UK Let’s Ride events – which this year aim to build excitement...

Southampton Cycle Forum Minutes - 8 January 2019

Date : 8th January Time : 6.30pm Location : Southampton City Council, Committee Room 1 Attending : Cllr Eamonn Keogh, SCC; Hannah Chivers, SCC; Su White, Cycle Campaign; Hugh Davis, Cycle Campaign; Jim Probert, CTC; Federick Molyneux; Lyn Brayshaw, Cycle Campaign; Jon Bingham, Cycle Campaign;...

Millbrook Roundabout - Overnight closures Friday 29 March

Further to the update earlier this week, the First Avenue closures planned for Friday night will be combined with a full roundabout closure. This is to undertake the resurfacing of the junction of First Avenue with the entrance to City Depot and will allow us to continue finishing works to the...

Zero emissions delivery service Zedify to launch in Southampton

The owner of a local bike shop is set to launch a new zero emissions delivery service in Southampton. Dave Munday, owner of Shirley based bike shop The Hub Cycleworks, will be joining the eco-friendly Zedify group next month. ZedifyUK is an urban logistics company which runs its nationwide courier...

Millbrook Roundabout Reconstruction Update

Overnight weekday closures Monday 25 March until Thursday 4 April The Millbrook Roundabout Reconstruction works are moving rapidly towards the completion date of 7 April 2019. As part of the final fix, the roundabout will be closed overnight during the next two weeks commencing Monday 25 March...

First Bus get on board with clean air initiatives as fleet receives green makeover

First Bus is well on its way to delivering its most eco-friendly fleet of buses yet across Southampton. In early 2018, in partnership with four bus companies, Southampton City Council successfully secured £2.7 million from the Government’s Clean Bus Technology Fund to retrofit buses and reduce...

Southampton City Council and Hampshire County Council secure £5.7m to continue delivering the Southampton Cycle Network and for smart technology to help people get around by bus

A joint bid between Southampton City Council and Hampshire County Council has secured £5.7m in the first round of funding announcements from the Department for Transport’s ‘Transforming Cities’ Fund. The funding will accelerate plans to make it easier and safer for people to cycle by completing the...

My Journey raises awareness of air pollution and sustainable travel with new clean air story books

Two new story books for school children have been launched this week to help encourage families to think about alternative ways to make short journeys, which in turn could help reduce air pollution. The ‘clean air’ books form part of Hampshire’s 'myjourney' initiative, which encourages the county’s...

Love to Ride Southampton: the story so far...

For the past six years, My Journey has been supporting residents, workplaces and schools across Hampshire to discover the benefits of sustainable travel and do their bit to tackle congestion, poor air quality and physical inactivity. Southampton City Council has identified cycling as a key way to...

Move in March

Throughout March we’ve got a month of fun, free activities to help you keep active and Move in March . Replace four wheels with two feet We've teamed up with the Go Jauntly walking app to help you discover an inspiring collection of local walks and challenges. To find out how to get involved, visit...

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