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Sustrans Scotland launches redesigned infrastructure fund

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland is launching a redesigned infrastructure fund, Places for Everyone, today. The fund is supported by Transport Scotland to invest in projects that create safer, more attractive streets and places for people to walk, cycle and wheel in. The new Places for Everyone fund is …

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Huub and Welsh Triathlon announce ‘exciting’ new partnership

Triathlon and cycling apparel brand Huub has partnered with Welsh Triathlon to assist in the delivery of a number of projects planned for this year and beyond. The first of the announcements is to offer Welsh Triathlon members a 35-40% discount on all Huub products, including the wetsuits which have …

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Beryl partners with Hereford local council to deliver bike share scheme

Beryl has announced its two-year partnership with Hereford local council to deliver a bike share scheme to the area. From summer 2019, the brand’s green bikes will be distributed at key destinations across Hereford. The bikes will be available for hire via the Beryl app, which lets users find a …

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Work begins on Doncaster community cycling facility

Work on a new cycling facility at Doncaster Dome has begun, thanks to a cash injection from the Places to Ride capital grants programme, designed to provide a ‘lasting legacy’ from the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire. The site will be transformed into a modern cycling area and …

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Mayor and TfL unveil plans to support sustainable ‘last mile’ deliveries by bike

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled a plan to work with boroughs, businesses and the freight and servicing industry to transform how deliveries are made in the capital, reducing road danger and helping to clean up London’s ‘toxic air’. The measures include making land available …

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Top five jobs of the week – 8th March

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 550 positions in 2018, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Cycling Coordinator – Mark Warner Mark Warner is actively recruiting for cycling coordinators to work in one of its Mediterranean beach resorts. Main responsibilities: promote, coordinate and participate …

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Tern and OAT offer new e-bike experience

Tern and Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) announced yesterday the first season of a new e-bike experience on OAT Small Ship Adventures. With a fleet of 100 Tern Vektron e-bikes spread across 13 ships, over 2,200 Grand Circle Cruise Line and OAT customers have had enjoyed the e-bike tour while on …

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‘My Journey’ celebrates opening of new bike hut in Woodley

Wokingham Borough Council’s My Journey team has celebrated the launch of its newest bike hub at Woodford Park Leisure Centre. Woodley Town Mayor, councillor Sam Rahmouni officially opened the new bike hub at a community event in February, which was attended by borough and town councillors. Residents were able to …

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More than 250 bikes given away through council project

More than 250 people in Rutland have now benefitted from a county-wide scheme that sees old bicycles repaired and given free of charge to local families. Rutland County Council has been working with HMP Stocken on the ‘My Bike’ project, which was first launched in June 2017. Since it began, …

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Funding announced to remove ‘dangerous’ gyratory at Holborn

TfL has announced £9.5 million of funding for Camden, to remove the gyratory at Holborn and build new segregated cycle lanes along High Holborn and Theobalds Road. The main construction work is likely to start in January 2021. Other parts of the project that will help create a Liveable Neighbourhood include …

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