Another 2m of Cycle Track Built!

Two years ago, we reported that cyclists crossing the new bridge over the River Nar from Central Park (known locally as balls-up park after the sculptural balls dotted around it) were expected to cross two metres of grass and jump off a high kerb if they wanted to join Sandpiper Way (in the development opposite ...

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Bawsey Bumps and the CWAP Map

Two years ago, Norfolk County Council consulted on its Cycling and Walking Action Plan. Among the plan's pages, there was this encouraging map: At long last, King's Lynn would get a decent cycle route to the east, offering a more direct official route to Norwich - although still indirect because NCC don't recognise/improve any obvious ...

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Operation Close Pass comes to East Anglia

Norfolk and Suffolk police have launched their Operation Close Pass, using unmarked police cyclists to identify drivers who don't give 1.5m (a bit over half a car's width) of space when overtaking. Any motorists identified are then stopped by uniformed traffic police and offered a choice between a ticket and an education session nearby if ...

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Call for Police Help to Reduce Road Casualties

What has happened? The number of cyclists being killed or seriously injured on Norfolk’s roads has risen, prompting the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner to call for a campaign to get more children to wear cycle helmets (EDP). What's wrong with that? Any increase in cycling casualties is bad, but Commissioner Green's campaign won't reduce ...

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