In the Press

Access Walden often features in the media, through articles and letters and sometimes even on radio.  You will find here all links to our press articles.

‘Green’ council should back cycle paths

Posted on Nov 14th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

Uttlesford have suggested they are leading by example by promoting cycling in the district. James Savage penned the following letter published in…

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October 2014: local press coverage on cycling & walking

Posted on Nov 12th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

October's press was all about the BBC1 ‘Inside Out’ feature on Access Walden’s cycle path campaign, and, a ding dong between residents over who…

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Reaction to our recent article

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 1 Comment

Last week, Access Walden published an article regarding recent incidents on Wenden Road, this article touched a raw nerve among many users of Wenden…

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Local press coverage on cycling & walking – July 2014

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It was (almost) all about the Tour de France this last month… 3 July The Weekly News, Local & SW Reporter all reported Access Walden’s…

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BBC Poll Suggests roads ‘too dangerous’ for cyclists

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

A BBC poll echoes Access Walden's findings, that people believe roads are too dangerous to cycle on.  Read the full article…

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Bike to School Week 2014 endorsed by Access Walden

Posted on Jun 19th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

Saffron Walden Reporter published an article in their paper today highlighting the importance of cycle safety and the sharing of road space with…

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Local press coverage on Wenden Road campaign: May 2014

Posted on May 24th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

Read all about it... local press coverage on cycling & walking. Although very little press coverage about the Wenden Road scheme there was…

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Read all about it… local press coverage on cycling & walking

Posted on Apr 19th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

March saw a great deal of press coverage about the Wenden Road scheme with letters advocating its benefits or expressing concern, and articles about…

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Read all about it… local press coverage on cycling & walking

Posted on Feb 15th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

Other than October’s ‘Ride n Ramble’ event being picked out by local papers as one of the highlights of the last year, and a letter urging our…

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Read all about it… local press coverage on Wenden Road

Posted on Jan 10th, 2014 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

An interesting range of cycle path related news this month, despite it being Christmas as well. Our letter on the Town Council’s decision to…

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Read all about it… local press coverage on safe cycling & walking November 2013

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This last month the Walden Local carried a short piece on Access Walden’s submission to the Greater Anglia Cycle Strategy consultation which we…

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Read all about it… saffron walden press coverage on safe cycling & walking

Posted on Nov 10th, 2013 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

During October our local papers have carried several articles on the cycle / footpath campaign, on the Ride ‘n’ Ramble event, and on the exciting…

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Weekly News: 31 October 2013 – Tour De France

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More safety needed if Tour de France is to inspire new generation of cyclists  Written by ELEANOR BUSBY A safe cycle provision is needed if the…

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Letter to Walden Local: 30th October 2013 – Jan Durkin

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Walden Local: 23rd October 2013 – Over 500 Support Safer Wenden Road

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Over 500 Support campaign for a safer Wenden…

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Saffron Walden Reporter: 22nd October 2013 – Hundreds turn out for second Ride ‘n Ramble

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Hundreds turn out for second Ride ‘n Ramble event in Saffron Walden on Sunday Over 500 residents braved the prospect of foul weather on Sunday to…

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Cambridge Evening News: 22nd October 2013 – Ride ‘n Ramble 2013

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Hundreds hit the road for a safer cycle and pedestrian route campaign John Lodge, Saffron Walden’s county councillor, said: “Local people…

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Saffron Walden Reporter: 18th October 2013 – Ride ‘n Ramble 2013

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Second Wenden Road Ride ’n’ Ramble in Saffron Walden this Sunday (October 20) Residents are expected to turn out in their droves for a second…

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Read all about it… local press coverage on safe cycling & walking

Posted on Oct 10th, 2013 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

In case you missed it, our local papers have recently carried several articles on the cycle / footpath, including a further article about ECC’s…

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Access Walden campaign is stepping up a gear: Reporter 3rd October

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Town council support one-way cycle plan on Wenden Road: SW Weekly News 19th Sep 2013

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Town council support one-way cycle plan on Wenden Road Written byELEANOR BUSBY Town councillors backed a proposal to take the design stage of a…

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Saffron Walden Councillors reaction to draft cycle/pedestrian route: SW Reporter 19th Sep 2013

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Concern over cycle path delay: Walden Local September 11th 2013

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Access Walden's concern over delay in cycle/pedestrian path…

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Read all about it… local press coverage on safer cycling & walking in saffron walden

Posted on Sep 5th, 2013 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

In case you missed it, our local papers have recently carried an article on the delay in the ECC design work of the cycle / footpath, and, a letter…

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Cllr Chambers’ comments reported in S/W Reporter – August 8th 2013

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Letter from Jan Durkin: Saffron Walden Reporter 15th August 2013

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Encourage Cycling I read with interest last week's article on Cllr Robert Chambers's idea for hovercrafts as an alternative to cars clogging up the…

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Disappointing delays to Wenden Road cycle path plans: weekly news – August 15th 2013

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Report From County Hall via John Lodge: Walden Local, 5th June 2013.

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Report From County Hall John Lodge: "It has been confirmed that the feasibility study for the Wenden cycle path is on…

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The Reporter: Monday, April 29, 2013 “Campaigners in Saffron Walden call on authorities to climb aboard cycle revolution”

Posted on Apr 29th, 2013 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

Hello supporters! Yes we are still here and we are still working hard to achieve a shared use, safe, pedestrian and cycle path along Wenden Road. Let…

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Walden Local: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

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Council's Backing for Wenden Road…

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Saffron Walden Weekly News: Thursday, March 7th, 2013

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Walden Local: Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

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Saffron Walden Weekly News: Thursday 27 September 2012

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Safer route backed by mum making recovery from crash A mother who was knocked off her bike last November and is still feeling the effects has…

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Saffron Walden Weekly News: Thursday 20th September 2012

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Public feedback will help to decide on path's best route Fouroptions are being put forward for a pedestrian and cycle path between Saffron Walden…

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Saffron Walden Reporter: Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Posted on Sep 11th, 2012 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

Pedestrian and cycle path between Saffron Walden and Audley End station one step closer as people’s views sought on route options THE creation of…

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Letter: Mark Edgeworth, 6th June 2012

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Saffron Walden Reporter: Thursday, December 1st, 2011

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Saffron Walden: Essex Highways and campaigners hold “positive” talks over cycling route plan POSITIVE talks have taken place between campaigners…

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Saffron Walden Weekly News: Thursday October 20th 2011 “Huge turnout in support of call for safer cycling and pedestrian route”

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Saffron Walden Reporter: Thursday October 20th, 2011 “Pressure Mounts for safe Audley End route”

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Saffron Walden Reporter: Thursday 20th October 2011

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Letter: July 2011

Posted on Jul 7th, 2011 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

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Letter: James Savage, June 2011

Posted on Jun 15th, 2011 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

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Letter: June 2011

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Letter: May 2011(d)

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Letter: May 2011(c)

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Letter: May 2011(b)

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Letter: May 2011

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Letter: Jan Durkin, “Over 3000 signed for Access Walden route” April 2011

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Saffron Walden Weekly News: April 7th 2011 “Over 3000 sign cycle path petition”

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Letter: April 2011

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Letter: Jan Durkin, March 31st, 2011

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Saffron Walden Reporter: Thursday March 24th, 2011 “Two pressure groups vie for action on cycle route”

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Letter: Isabelle A Bridge, March 2011

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Letter: Jan Durkin, March 18th 2011

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Letter: Suzanne Walker, March 17th, 2011 “Safe station route is a win-win situation”

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Saffron Walden Reporter: Thursday March 17th 2011

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Letter: D O’Marra, March 16th 2011 “What Poll?”

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Walden Local: Wednesday, March 16th 2011

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Letter: Mr. C Williams, March 2011

Posted on Mar 15th, 2011 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

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Letter: March 2011

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Saffron Walden Weekly News: March 10th 2011

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Saffron Walden Reporter: Thursday, March 10, 2011

Posted on Mar 10th, 2011 - By accesswalden - 0 Comments

Fresh impetus given to campaign for cycle/pedestrian route from Saffron Walden to Audley End station. A LONG–RUNNING quest to get pedestrian and…

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