Horsham Town Centre Vision – our response

We have today submitted the following response to the Horsham Town Centre Vision consultation. Important note: West Sussex County Council are currently working on a feasibility study on contraflow cycle routes within Horsham, so we see it essential that HDC co-ordinate with WSCC over this as part of the Town Vision project. Town Centre Vision […]

Women’s bike ride 8th July 2017

A women-only bike ride to commemorate the life of Horsham-born poet Percy Bysshe Shelley will take place on Saturday 8th July. The easy 6km ride will start at 10:00am at the sun dial in the Forum and finish at Warnham Nature Reserve at approximately 12:30pm where refreshments will be available. Strictly for women only and accompanied children. There […]

Video of Horsham’s shockingly dangerous roundabouts goes viral

The video of a cyclist being knocked off their bike on one of Horsham’s notorious roundabouts received further media coverage in the District Post. You can view the online article here.

Collisions in West Sussex – why we need segregated cycle infrastructure

Collisions involving cars and people on bikes – whilst fortunately rare – can have a traumatic impact on those involved and you really need to experience one first hand to fully appreciate that fact. Last month I witnessed a woman being knocked off her bike on the notorious Tesco Express roundabout in Horsham. The speeds were slow and she suffered only minor […]

Horsham Cycle Debate – full report

A crowd of over 40 members of the public packed into County Hall North to hear candidates in the upcoming county elections discuss how Horsham can achieve a step change in cycling and become a truly cycle-friendly District. There was cross-party agreement that councillors must put cycle infrastructure higher up the agenda and that the key issue is […]

Horsham Cycle Debate – District Post article

Friday 28th April 2017: District Post article on the Horsham Cycle Debate organised by the forum.

Horsham Cycle Debate – WS County Times article

Thursday 27th April 2017: West Sussex County Times article on the Horsham Cycle Debate organised by the forum.

Better streets for Horsham?

Forum member Francis Vernon wrote the following opinion piece in last week’s West Sussex County Times. The Horsham Cycle Debate takes place this Friday at 7:15pm. What do you think? Please write to ct.letters@jpress.co.uk  

Horsham Cycle Debate – County elections – 21st April

Confirmed panellists are: Frances Haigh, Horsham East (Lib Dem) David Hide, Horsham Riverside (Lab) Andrew Baldwin, Horsham East (Con) Peter Shaw, Southwater & Nuthurst (Green) Come to the Horsham Cycle Debate and ask the candidates in the West Sussex County elections how they will make our streets safer for everyone, including people on bikes. Each of the main […]

New road schemes create more traffic

In a study published today the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) says that road building and its associated development simply generates more traffic, which in turn creates pressure for more road building. The study into the economic benefits of road building found that any respite from congestion provided by a new or widened road […]