Category: Advocacy

Pingles Leisure Centre

Redevelopment of Nuneaton’s Leisure Facilities

Nuneaton and Bedworth Council (NBBC) have announced plans to make significant improvements to its leisure facilities including a new, replacement leisure centre in Bedworth, new facilities to the North of Nuneaton – and the enhancement of the existing Pingles Leisure Centre just south of the town centre. However, there are some aspects of the plan for Pingles that concern me

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Small Changes for Notable Improvements

It’s so easy to get caught up in the demand for long, protected cycleways and high quality infrastructure (a worthy goal, of course), that it’s easy to overlook how making relatively small adjustments can make a notable difference for cycling. One such location occurred to me today as I was cycling to the neighbouring town of Bedworth. My most direct

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K-Frame Barrier

K-Frame Barriers – Part 4: A Director Responds

The ongoing saga relating to access restrictions on cycle paths, specifically Nuneaton’s Weddington Walk (part of National Cycle Network Route 52) continues following receipt of a response to my questions, this time from a Council director. The contents of that reply are copied below. I was a little disappointed that the email was headed ‘Draft’ in the subject, almost like

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Government choosing motoring over active travel, public transport

Following the recent announcements by the Government that it will be increasing funding on roads, maintaining the fuel duty freeze and neglecting to provide for active travel in any meaningful way – policies that are in complete contrast to the increasing urgent need to tackle climate change and the UK’s toxic air pollution problem – I’ve taken it upon myself

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