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How will RideLondon road closures affect you?

RideLondon 2014: Cyclists make their way through Admiralty Arch. Credit: PA

Cyclists will take to the streets tomorrow in the third RideLondon festival. 95,000 riders are expected to take to the roads for the two-day event.

But while many will be out enjoying the traffic-free roads, others may be caught out by road closures. Event organisers have published detailed information about roads that will be affected:

Pro women cyclists take to the streets of London

RideLondon kicks off today with an opportunity for families and people of all ages and abilities to cycle through central London.

Roads in the City centre will be closed to accommodate FreeCycle. Cyclists are encourages to cycle at any pace and as many times around the circuit as they like.

Laura Trott during the British Cycling National Road Championships in Lincolnshire. Credit: PA

Daredevil Andrei Burton will attempt to break a world record in Green Park as the Festival gets underway tomorrow morning. He wants to become the world record holder for the most people jumped over on a bike in two minutes.

The Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix will also take place today - offering festival-goers the chance to watch professional women riders in action - including 2013 winner Laura Trott.


London Underground: we have responded to concerns over work-life balance

London Underground say their new offer addresses the work-life balance issues surrounding the Night Tube, but they have been "unable" to increase the value of the pay deal on the table.

"We've been in detailed discussions with the unions over our original pay and night Tube offer. While we have explained that we could not increase its value, we have worked with the unions to re-shape it in response to their concerns over work-life balance.

We have now provided a revised offer, which we believe addresses all of their concerns, rewards our hard-working staff and remains sustainable and affordable."

– Steve Griffiths, LU Chief Operating Officer

Unite union turn down new offer from London Underground

ITV News understands that the Unite union has already rejected a new offer by London Underground bosses to try and avert next week's tube strike.

It's understood that no revised pay deal was offered as part of the new package which is why the offer has been rejected.

London Underground is still waiting for a response from the TSSA, RMT and Aslef.

London Underground makes revised offer to unions to try and stop tube strike

London Underground has made a fresh offer to unions in a bid to try and stop next week's tube strike from taking place.

Underground bosses are trying to stop a second tube strike next week Credit: Reuters

The two sides have been meeting for talks at the conciliation service ACAS to try to break the deadlock over plans to launch a new all-night tube service in September.

Union members walked out earlier this month in the biggest strike for 13 years, in a row over pay and conditions when the new service begins. They rejected an earlier offer from tube bosses aimed at preventing a second 24-hour walkout on August 5th.

However, tube bosses say that for the time being at least, the strike is still on:

We shall be consulting our reps over the weekend and give our response first thing on Monday morning.

As of now, however, the strike still remains on.

– Manuel Cortes, TSSA leader


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