Author: Nick Hubble

Report on the first ever Cycling and Walking Commissioners’ National Summit, 17 June 2019

Report on the first ever Cycling and Walking Commissioners’ National Summit, 17 June 2019

  Over recent years increasing numbers of cities, regions and indeed city-regions have started to take cycling and walking more seriously, and have appointed regional Cycling and Walking Commissioners (or equivalent roles) to steer and oversee these processes of transformation in how we get around. […]

Report of the second Walk Ride GM meeting on 12 February 2019

Report of the second Walk Ride GM meeting on 12 February 2019

On the evening of Tuesday 12 February Walk Ride Greater Manchester (WRGM) hosted its second public meeting following the successful launch last December. The 120-capacity room soon filled up, and as the meeting got underway there was standing room only at the back of the […]

Write-up of our launch event on 4 December 2018 via “Banging on about bikes” cycling blog

Write-up of our launch event on 4 December 2018 via “Banging on about bikes” cycling blog

On the evening of Tuesday 4 December 2018, around 300 people gathered at the Friends’ Meeting House in central Manchester to attend the inaugural meeting of what was billed “a new Greater Manchester-wide, non-political advocacy group promoting walking and cycling as…

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