Peterborough councillors extend cycling ban

Despite overwhelming objections to the public consultation, councillors in Peterborough have moved to extend a ban on cycling on a busy street

The Tour Series visited Peterborough, but commuters are having a harder time
Tour Series 2012, round 6, Peterborough

Councillors in Peterborough have decided to ban cycling at all times on a busy street despite 83.5 per cent of consultations on the matter objecting to the proposals.

Cycling Weekly reported in July how Peterborough City Council wanted to extend the six-day-a-week cycling ban on Bridge Street to seven days.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.


Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.


He lives in Valencia, Spain.