SPOKES South West Herts Cycling Group

This is the campaigning web site of Spokes South West Herts Cycling Group. We campaign in the following parts of Hertfordshire:
◦ Three Rivers District,
◦ Watford Borough, plus
◦ the Bushey North and Bushey South electoral divisions of Hertsmere District.

Our aims are
◦To campaign for better conditions for cyclists in SW Herts.
◦To encourage more people to enjoy cycling.
◦To organise a programme of cycle rides to provide for all tastes.
◦To publish a quarterly newsletter free to members.

This Cyclescape group web site contains both public information (campaign news, events, and issues) and also allows Spokes members to discuss campaign issues privately if they wish:
Campaign News - https://spokesswherts.cyclescape.org/issues/2143-campaign-news-south-west-herts
Campaign Events - https://spokesswherts.cyclescape.org/issues/2132-campaign-events-south-west-herts
Campaign Issues - https://spokesswherts.cyclescape.org/issues

Membership of Spokes is open to any person who supports cycling. Spokes is independent and non-political. You can join us here:
http://www.spokesgroup.org.uk/join-spokes/

We show our support for the four E’s of cycle promotion (Engineering, Enforcement, Encouragement, and Education) with activities such as:
◦ Suggesting improvements/reporting problems affecting cycling by contacting and liaising with local authority councillors/officers.
◦ Contributing to consultations on planning applications, Local Plans, and local cycling strategies.
◦ Going to local fairs and events with displays of our work, plus supplies of leaflets, cycle gear, maps, etc.
◦ Taking part in the annual Bike Week in June, including offering rides for beginners and people thinking of getting back on their bikes. (Our rides programme throughout the year includes rides for the less confident).
◦ Spokes is affiliated to Cycling UK. It is also a member of the Hertfordshire County Council Cycling Forum and of CycleHerts (the federation of Hertfordshire Cycle Campaigning Groups).

Please report road and path hazards via Cycling UK's Fill That Hole web site at:
https://www.fillthathole.org.uk/
and follow what is going on nationally by subscribing to Cycling UK's monthly Cycle Campaign News service at:
http://www.cyclinguk.org/subscribe-to-cycle-campaign-news

For general information about Spokes, please visit our web site at:
http://www.spokesgroup.org.uk
and our Facebook group at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178161195994290/

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