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Fernleigh Track.  Temporary change to access to end of July 2012

Access along the track will be affected as LMCC installs signage at various points. The track should remain usable throughout the work.   Read more here



Local member Tim Owen announces funding for Hannell Street crossing upgrade

Following representations from local residents, Bicycle Ecology Centre and NCM, State member for Newcastle Tim Owen has announced that Roads and Maritime services have allocated $275K to upgrade safety at Hannel Street cycleway crossing.  Congratulations to all who sought and worked for this improvement.  See the media release.



Progress on Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Bike Plans

LMCC recently released its long awaited draft Bike Plan. Check it out via Bike Plan Update



RTA's  Bicycleinfo website has a host of useful cycle information.  It includes a Report a hazard for cyclists to use.
GPS available to members
Thanks to Avanti Cycle Plus at Kotara, NCM now has access to a GPS to help with mapping local cycle routes.  If you would like to use the GPS contact Peter Lee via email on

~ Members' Meetings ~

2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm

The Adamstown Club (new venue)

As from Tuesday 8th March 2011, all NCM Committee Meetings will be held at The Adamstown Club (formerly known as Adamstown RSL) on Brunker Rd,  Adamstown.  Meetings are held 7-9pm on the second Tuesday each month.   

NCM Proposal for Copenhagen Bike Lanes in Newcastle

After some detailed input by a number of members, NCM has prepared a proposal for the installation of Copenhagen style bike lanes into Newcastle along either Hunter Street or King Street.  During May, 2010, this was presented to NCC for their consideration and discussion on the proposal .

You can view NCM's proposal by clicking on the link here.  To add your comments to the discussion, just send an email through to the NCM website.

Safe bicycles for all
Newcastle Bike Ecology Centre

106 Robert St, Islington, NSW  Phone 0249616582

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