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Winter driving – getting ready for the cold spell – preparation for the road

Winter is well under way, but we’ve not had the worst of the bad weather yet. We are at that in-between time when we know summer has long gone, and maybe even wishing it would hurry up back. It may also be the time when we go into panic stations about snow forecasts, storm warnings, […]

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Are you a Two Zero Hero? 20mph is now the new speed limit on many local and residential streets in Leeds.

There was once a time when our streets were unrestricted spaces which belonged to no one group or form of transport. They were places where people would stop and have a chat with their neighbours; where kids would be riding their bikes or playing ball games; where families looked out for one another. But most […]

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The Schools Yorkshire Tour – One incredible journey and achievement

On Tuesday the 3rd July 2018, pupils from Brownhill Primary School and St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Leeds rode the last leg of the Schools Yorkshire Tour, and brought the 400-mile cycling relay across Yorkshire to a close.  As the pupils rode into Millennium Square to hand over the baton to the Lord Mayor […]

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“Are we there yet?”. How to survive summer travel

With all this unsettled weather we’ve been having, its hard to know what to do this summer let alone starting to plan your family adventures. Whether you are going on a long road trip or just hoping for a few days out over the summer holidays, sometimes travelling with kids (and adults) isn’t as much […]

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To tweet or to retweet. Safer Roads Leeds – Who are we?

Safer Roads Leeds belongs to Leeds City Council’s Influencing Travel Behaviour (ITB) team. We decided that we needed our own space and identity, a.k.a @SaferRoadsLeeds, which means that we are able to identify our target audience and reach those that we really want to with our tweets. Using Twitter enables us to use our personalities […]