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CYCLEWight is an advocacy group that seeks better cycle provision on the Island. We will cooperate with any organisation or individual that wishes to work towards that goal. The group participates in ways to encourage more people of all ages to learn of the joys and benefits of cycling.

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Cyclewight Committee Meetings
Published by Webmaster - 3/2/2024
CycleSprog - Childrens Cycling
Published by Tim Thorne - 24/1/2024
Active Travel Cafe Forum
Published by Tim Thorne - 24/1/2024
13.6 Million Levelling Up Grant
Published by Tim Thorne - 3/12/2023
Storm Damage News
Published by Tim Thorne - 11/11/2023
Eastern Yar Flood Warning
Published by Tim Thorne - 31/10/2023
New Bridleway
Published by Tim Thorne - 10/10/2023
Isle of Wight Council.
We are waiting for more detail on the Island  Green Link. Officers from IWC have met with the Department of  Transport who are managing the grant. They now have to agree on  the content and the delivery of the project. As mentioned before, the  bid will have to change due to inflation last year. We have written to  ask to be part of the decision making process.which we think is very  important as users. We are still waiting for a reply. Hopefully  it will be signed off by the government by July  Investigation work is going ahead on the flooding at Blackwater.  Once agreed the remediation work will go ahead. Yee hah. Please  do write about the awful state of the track at Merstone. We cannot  have another season with it being so bad. Please write to your Councillor
Kidical Mass.
Some of you may have heard about Kidical Mass.  This follows on from the Critical Mass rides of the early noughties  but with a twist. It is not meant to disrupt traffic but to  encourage children to ride. Come and join the latest cycling extravaganza, a Kidical Mass on the Island. Saturday 16 March, 10am Seaclose Park, Newport. Be loud and be colourful! Easy ride round Newport's streets with family and friends. Suitable for all. Help CycleWight campaign for better provision for cycling on the Island. We  are looking for volunteers to act as marshals for the route.Could you  help?

Here is the route;


Here are some videos of it elsewhere.

These videos are very good and well worth watching
May Bike Meet
We have decided to do another bike meet in May at Merstone  Station. It will be similar to last year but better. We will be organising  several rides to the site where there will be food, drink and music  (?) and lots of like minded people. Plenty of space for a picnic and  like last year hopefully joined by some of the bike shops, clubs etc.  If you would like to attend as an organisation please let us know.  4th May 10- 4. If you think you could help in any way or could  provide music let us know
LCWIP's
A Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) is a long-term (10 year minimum) strategic plan that sets out local priorities for improvements to walking and cycling infrastructure. In consultation with local residents and stakeholders, it identifies key routes and zones within a town or group of settlements where new infrastructure and the implementation of more walking and cycling-friendly policies will provide high quality, safer environments for people to get around on foot, wheelchair, mobility scooter and bike. Read more below or/and in Current News

Cycle Path Maintenance
CycleWight have been campaigning on achieving  improvements  on the quality of the paths, in particular NCN 23 between Newport and Sandown. We have been told that there is to be work soon at Blackwater. Between Merstone and Horringford the path is particularly poor. Do you have a picture of this section sometime before 2019? If so please contact us HERE

Fix My Street
Report, view, or discuss local problems

Click HERE to reort a local problem


The Isle of Wight Council is set to receive more than £13.6 million in Levelling Up money as part of the third round of the fund.
The major government investment will be used to enhance travel between Ryde and Yarmouth by improving cycling, walking and bus routes while also making accessibility improvements.
Today's (Monday) announcement follows a successful bid by the council to transform connectivity between East and West Wight with an improved active and sustainable travel corridor — or 'Island Green Link' for short!
This link below shows the "Live" works on Island Roads network
which includes some paths

Rights of Way issues. The easiest way is to email rightsofway@iow.gov.uk. Be specific in your location and tell us in as much detail as you can of where and what the problem is so we can easily find when we inspect.  You can email a photo (but make sure the image size is not large), photos should show the problem in relation to the surroundings (avoid close shots that do not help us identify the area)
Isle Of Wight Cycling Campaign
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