Newcastle leads the way in Space for Cycling support

Two thirds of councillors in Newcastle support the Space for Cycling campaign, seeing the city pip Manchester and Nottingham in CTC's rankings table.

The cities of Newcastle, Manchester and Nottingham have the highest support for cycling among local councillors, according to a list compiled by CTC.

CTC and local campaign groups have launched a league table ranking English core cities’ support for cycling, with Newcastle topping the pile with 67% of councillors backing the Space for Cycling campaign outside London.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.