Safety and lack of consultation raise cycle path concerns in Swansea

NEW CYCLE paths in the Swansea suburbs would be more successful if local councillors had been involved in their design, it has been claimed. Liberal Democrat councillors in Sketty and neighbouring Killay said they had some safety concerns about the new shared-use paths coming to their wards, although they welcomed Continue Reading

Survey highlights strong support for ban on cyclists wearing headphones

THE UK’S largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is highlighting the findings from a recent survey which revealed that the majority of road users from around the world support banning people from wearing headphones while cycling and is calling for urgent debate on this important issue while changes to Continue Reading

Cycle pair reach Llanelli during epic charity challenge

TWO cyclists taking part in an epic, 64-day, 6,900 kilometre awareness and fundraising cycle ride around the British coast have reached south Wales today, Friday (Aug 21). Robin Young and Hugh Roberts have embarked on The Great Tour to raise vital funds for Diabetes UK and Ambitious about Autism in Continue Reading

Free school transport distances will be reviewed following Waters’ walk to school

THE Welsh Government has announced that it will review the current mileage thresholds for free school transport. Primary and secondary pupils are currently entitled to free transport if they live outside 2 miles and 3 miles of their schools respectively. These distances will now be subject to review after Llanelli Continue Reading

£38million investment “A golden opportunity for change” says Deputy Minister Lee Waters

LEE Waters, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport, is determined to grasp this opportunity for change and make sure people continue to ditch the car in favour of cycling or walking when the coronavirus pandemic is over. Today, the Welsh Government has announced £38 million to make Wales a safer Continue Reading

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