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Professor of haematology Charlie Craddock (left) and Geoff Thomas outside the Centre for Clinical Haematology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Selly Oak

Capacity to increase at Queen Elizabeth Hospital centre

The Centre for Clinical Haematology to be boosted by £1.5m fundraising campaign led by former Wolves footballer Geoff Thomas

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

Birmingham cycling boost with millions of pounds en route

The funding was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg following the success of this year’s Tour de France stages in Britain

Purity Saddle Black

Purity Brewing is back in the saddle

Brewery re-launches seasonal beer aimed at cyclists which celebrates the region's bike manufacturers such as Brooks England and Pashley

Birmingham Friends of the Earth and representatives of St Peter's Church Hall Green, All Saints' Church Kings Heath, and Pushbikes the Birmingham Cycling Campaig hand in the petition for their Let's Get Moving Campaign

Friends of the Earth call on city council to invest £100m in cycling

Friends of the Earth argue that only concerted investment to promote cycling and walking will deliver urgently needed cuts to traffic congestion and reduce dangerous levels of pollution in the city

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

Cycling is not just for 'white young men', says Richard Burden MP

Birmingham MP Richard Burden hit out at Deirdre Alden's claims that Birmingham's £23 million plan to encourage cycling was discriminatory

CGI of how Kings Heath High Street might look after a major transport shake-up which would see it named a Green Travel District

New 'Green Travel Districts' for Birmingham to entice drivers out of cars

Eleven areas in the city to receive special designated status as part of a major shake-up to encourage people out of their cars.

Clevercherry created a branding campaign for Geoff Thomas (front) and John Salako who are cycling from London to Paris for Cure Leukaemia

Clevercherry rides high with Cure Leukaemia and Geoff Thomas cycling mission

Jewellery Quarter creative agency creates campaign for former footballer who is riding from London to Paris next summer to raise millions for charity

Chris Froome

Peter Sharkey: Cycle stars on road to riches as big sponsors up the ante

New €1m prize pot idea just the beginning of cycling's resurgence

Professor Charlie Craddock and Geoff Thomas who has announced plans to do a Tour de France challenge next year

Ex-Wolves star Geoff Thomas launches epic bike ride for Cure Leukaemia

Former footballer to tackle gruelling Tour de France challenge to celebrate ten years in remission after being given less than three years to live in 2003

Filming the documentary 'Bicycle'

City filmmakers wade into cycling debate

Filmmakers Michael B Clifford and Pip Piper who are behind a Birmingham-based movie have waded into a debate about whether a £23 million plan to revolutionise cycling in Birmingham is discriminatory.

Sir Chris Hoy at The Cycle Show 2012 at The NEC

Cycle Show at the NEC: Five things to see and do

See a selection of what's on offer at The Cycle Show 2014 which once again returns to the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

The Birmingham cyclists proving that the sport is not discriminatory

After Edgbaston Conservative councillor Deirdre Alden suggested cycling was discriminatory and predominately for young, white men, Mary Griffin meets some cyclists desperate to prove her wrong

Coun Deirdre Alden

Birmingham councillor Deirdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

Birmingham's cycling community hits back after councillor's 'discriminatory' claim

Cycle lobby joins social media backlash against councillor Deidre Alden who said the activity was the preserve of 'white, young men'

Social media backlash after Birmingham councillor dubs cycling 'discriminatory'

Coun Deirdre Alden (Con, Edgbaston) made the comments at the Edgbaston District committee responding to a £23 million scheme intended to transform cycling in Birmingham

Cyclists using a dedicated lane, more of which could be coming to Birmingham city centre soon

Birmingham's £23 million cycling transformation only benefits 'white, young men' says city councillor

The Department for Transport has given Birmingham £17 million to become a 'Cycle City' but the scheme has come in for criticism from one elected council member

Dr Chris Upton

On yer bike! And take your lycra with you

The Tour De France is down there at the foot of my list of sporting highlights, to sit alongside the Boat Race, the London Marathon, and anything involving a horse.

Team Sky's Sir Dave Brailsford, Richie Porte and Geraint Thomas pose next to the new Jaguar F-Type Coupé high performance support vehicle

Special Jaguar F-Type takes on Tour de France role

The Midland car-maker extended its support as an innovation partner to Team Sky by designing, engineering and building a bespoke F-Type Coupé high performance support vehicle for the team to use during Stage 20 of the race

Tour de France

Firms ride on upward cycle of demand for nutrition

The rising popularity of competitive and leisure cycling has seen doors open for the sports nutrition market.

Professor David Cox, CTC; Councillor James McKay, Richard Leonard, Birmingham City Council.

Birmingham Cycle Revolution tells business leaders to get on their bikes

Birmingham City Council and BPS hosted a business breakfast at The Library of Birmingham.


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