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AFTER 30 years at the helm, John Grimshaw MBE, founder of Sustrans, the sustainable transport charity based in Bristol, is to step down as chief executive officer. His replacement will be Malcolm Shepherd, currently Sustrans Operations Director, who will take over on June 14.

Shepherd has been with Sustrans for 12 years, a period of huge growth during which Sustrans has won three major Big Lottery Fund awards, plus launched Bike It and TravelSmart, two schemes to encourage thousands of people to leave their cars and use bikes or shanks pony instead.

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.