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Cycle to Work scheme ‘saves commuters £37 million a year’

The Cycle to Work (C2W) scheme is saving commuters at least £37 million a year before rail fare savings, according to a conservative average by scheme provider Cycle Solutions. Over the past five years, 809,812 C2W vouchers have been issued to UK employees.. The employee benefit, which is offered by …

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Top five jobs of the week – 22nd February

Barkestone Woods partner – Belvoir Estate The Belvoir estate is seeking a motivated and dynamic partner to capitalise upon an interesting and current business opportunity. Within a large complex of managed woodland, containing regionally significant topography, it is the ideal location to establish a network of trails and sites for …

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Construction of new cycle route between Acton and Wood Lane set to start next month

Construction work on a new 3.5km cycle route between Acton and Wood Lane is set to begin next month, with the aim to make cycling and walking safer and easier in Ealing and Hammersmith and Fulham. Work on the route, which includes a new two-way cycle track separated from traffic and …

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Windrush Bike Project launches new base in Witney

Windrush Bike Project welcomed almost 50 people to its facility on Corn Street, Witney, last Wednesday, for the launch of its new base, Oxford Mail reports.  The event served as a ‘thank you’ to residents and organisations who raised £9,000 to help the initiative move from Cogges Manor Farm to …

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Highways England funding to bring cycling benefits to Cornwall

Highways England has announced a multi-million pound boost for cycling, heritage and wildlife projects for communities along the A30 in Cornwall. The company, responsible for managing and maintaining England’s major A roads and motorways, is pumping £27 million into the county for a wide range of initiatives including a variety …

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Squish to attend Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show

Squish will showcase its lightweight junior bikes at the Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show 2019. In partnership with Sprockets Cycles of Kilmarnock, visitors to the show will be able to view the full range of bikes, as well as have the chance to test ride them on the …

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Cannondale to exhibit at Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show

Cannondale will be exhibiting at the Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show 2019. It will have over 35 bikes, including the aero-bike group-test winning SystemSix and the all-new Habits, including a team rep custom model. Also on display will be the new Synapse Neo e-bike, as well as some CX …

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Sunderland cycling hub ‘attracts local and national attention’

St Peter’s Cycle and Sports Hub has attracted local and national attention since its launch, from Cycling UK and the University of Sunderland. The Hub is funded by Sunderland City Council’s ‘Go Smarter’ scheme in partnership with Public Health, and run by staff and volunteers from Sunderland Community Action Group …

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Cycling cafe in Retford to close

A cycling cafe in Retford will close after two years on 24th February. Cafe Roubaix made the announcement on its Facebook page earlier this month.  The post said: “Well all good things must come to an end, I just wasn’t expecting it to end this quickly. After two years Cafe …

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New e-bike hire scheme to launch in Bath

Residents and visitors to Bath will be able to hire electric bikes to get around the city from this summer. Bath and North East Somerset Council is introducing electric bike hire following a successful bid for Go Ultra Low West funding from the Department for Transport (DfT). The e-bikes, designed …

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