It's cutting it fine but if you know of a London cycling project, campaigner, or cycling event deserving of recognition there is still time (just) to put them forward for the London Cycling Awards.
Nominations close at Midnight tonight and as well as the usual popular categories for the best events, community projects, young people’s projects, workplace initiatives and best cycling facility a new category, Local Campaigner of the Year has also been added as a way of recognising those who have contributed significantly to the promotion of cycling through local campaigning and event organisation.
Anyone can send in a nomination and self nominations by groups or organizations are welcome. Just remember to follow the simple instructions before sending in your nominations. Projects should have been initiated or completed since April 2010. Events must have taken place after 1 April 2010.
Last year's winners were Tower Hamlets Cycling Club, Friday Night Ride to the Coast, Barclay's Cycle Hire, and the Recycle Project.
The categories this year are:
• Local Campaigner of the Year
• London Cycle Event of the Year
• Community Cycling Project of the Year
• Best Project for Children or Young People
• Best New Cycling Facility
• Best Workplace Cycling Initiative
Details on how to submit a nomination can be found on LCC’s website www.lcc.org.uk. The deadline for nominations is midnight on Monday 10th October 2011.
The awards will be presented at LCC’s AGM on 16 November 2011
Tony has been editing cycling magazines and websites since 1997 starting out as production editor and then deputy editor of Total Bike, acting editor of Total Mountain Bike and then seven years as editor of Cycling Plus. He launched his first cycling website - the Cycling Plus Forum at the turn of the century. In 2006 he left C+ to head up the launch team for Bike Radar which he edited until 2008, when he co-launched the multi-award winning road.cc - which he continues to edit today. His favourite ride is his ‘commute’ - which he does most days inc weekends and he’s been cycle-commuting since 1994. His favourite bikes are titanium and have disc brakes.