Tag Archive for 'road safety'

Call for safer streets for cycling and walking as Tour de France begins

June 28th, 2013 by Brake

Road safety charity Brake has renewed calls for drivers and authorities across the British Isles to GO 20 as the Tour de France begins, to enable more people to enjoy cycling without fear or threat to their safety. Brake, alongside a GO 20 campaign coalition, is calling for 20 mph limits to become the norm […]

Guernsey cyclists raise funds for The Eleanor Foundation to help people build sustainable futures

November 21st, 2012 by Events

On 18 November 2012, over 200 cyclists took part in a bicycle ride from Vazon Kiosk, around the north coast of Guernsey, and south to Market Square, St Peter Port to raise funds for The Eleanor Foundation. The Eleanor Foundation was created in the memory of 22 year old Ellie who tragically was killed by […]

To reap benefits of cycling, study to look at infrastruture to make it safer

November 15th, 2012 by The University of Nottingham

A UK government-funded study is to be carried out into how Britain’s roads could be made safer for cyclists to reduce the risk of cycling injuries, encourage more people to use bicycles and improve public health. Amid fresh calls for action on road safety after the separate accidents involving world-famous cyclist Bradley Wiggins and the […]

Attention focused on Road Safety Week from 19 to 25 November 2012

November 4th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

With the end of British Summer Time (BST) on 28 October 2012, the sun sets earlier in the afternoon and people travel more often during the hours of darkness. All road users need to be very vigilant during the darker winter months. Drivers need to slow down and watch for vulnerable road users, and pedestrians […]

Living Streets Guernsey AGM on 23 May 2012 celebrates 10th birthday

May 19th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

The pedestrian safety group Living Streets Guernsey will be celebrating its 10th birthday at it’s AGM on Wednesday 23 May 2012 at 7.30 pm in the Emma Ferbrache Room at the PEH. Pat Wisher, Secretary of Living Streets and founder member, said “we were launched as STEPS at an evening event at St. Andrew’s School […]

The Guernsey Bicycle Group organise high visibility bicycling event on 30 October 2011

October 28th, 2011 by Guernsey Bicycle Group

The Guernsey Bicycle Group remind everyone about the clocks changing on 30 October 2011 and the need for bicyclists and walkers to keep visible on Guernsey roads during the longer winter nights. A group of Guernsey bicyclists will meet at the start of the bicycle lane near the North Beach Car Park entrance in St. […]

Goldridge Estate Agents donate high-visibility jackets to Amherst Primary School children

October 24th, 2011 by Goldridge Estate Agents

Children at Amherst Primary School are sure to be seen as an extremely bright bunch during the dark days of autumn and winter after being presented by Goldridge Estate Agents with a free supply of high visibility jackets. One hundred of the bright yellow fluorescent vests have been handed out to Amherst’s reception classes and […]