Yearly Archives: 2014

Aachen Twinning Visit

A Club visit to Aachen (twinned with Halifax) will take place April 24/26 2015. The local cycling club RC Zugvogal Aachen have offered to host this first twinning visit with Calderdale CTC. Aachen is in Germany and on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands – a very attractive area for […]

Can you help run our club?

Do you want to improve cycling in Calderdale? We have a member group committee that is involved in organising rides, campaigning and promoting cycling in Calderdale representing the interests of our 400 members. We are working with other groups in West Yorkshire to develop good infrastructure and provide a varied […]

Semaine Federale 2015

Semaine Federale is the French equivalent of the CTC Birthday Rides, but on a much larger scale. In 2015 the event is in the beautiful city of Albi, from 2nd to 9th August. Our colleague Steve Hall of Huddersfield and District CTC has kindly put together a guide to the […]

Cycling Delivery Plan (draft) October 2014

Recognising the importance of promoting cycling highlighted in the “Get Britain Cycling” report in 2013, the Government has committed itself to producing a national plan for cycling that incorporates targets and funding streams. After a number of false dawns, a draft of this plan, provisionally called the “Cycling Delivery Plan” appeared […]

Right to Ride Annual Report

Calderdale CTC AGM 7 November – Right to Ride Annual Report A report from the Right to Ride representative has been included on the agenda for the 2014 Calderdale CTC AGM that takes place on Friday 7 November 2014 at the Oddfellows Rooms, Halifax. The report highlights some of the […]

Right to Ride – August 2014 Blog

The Right to Ride Report to the August meeting of the Calderdale CTC Committee covered a number of issues of interest to those interested in encouraging more people to cycle more often in Calderdale. These are listed below, with links where appropriate. Cycle Yorkshire – Tour de France legacy A local […]

Pothole Fund

Potholes are really bad news for all highway users, especially cyclists. There is an item on “Hazards” at all meetings of the Calderdale CTC Committee, and potholes feature regularly in these discussions. So…the following may be of interest. The Government have recently(June 2014) announced that they are providing money to […]

May Right to Ride Committee Report

A report on Right to Ride activity is presented each month to the Calderdale CTC Committee. This month’s report covered the conference in Leeds to promote the CTC “Space for Cycling” Campaign and attempts to engage with Calderdale Council in relation to the local implementation of the Tour de France […]