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Leicester secures funding for cycling network and bike hire scheme

Leicester has been awarded nearly £8 million of Department for Transport (DfT) funding for a range of city transport schemes. The bid, part of the council’s Transforming Cities work, has secured investment for two major projects, focusing on creating an extensive cycling network and bike hire scheme and bringing in …

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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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Rutland free bike scheme wins national award

Rutland County Council’s ‘My Bike’ project has won the ‘best partnership’ category in the Modeshift National Travel Awards. The awards recognise and reward schemes, projects or other activities that support and encourage sustainable travel. My Bike was set up by Rutland County Council’s transport team in partnership with HMP Stocken, …

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Free bike scheme nominated for national award

Rutland County Council’s ‘My Bike’ project has been shortlisted for the ‘best partnership’ category in the Modeshift National Travel Awards. The scheme was first launched by Rutland County Council’s Sustainable Transport team, in partnership with HMP Stocken, in June 2017. It sees old and damaged bicycles restored and given away …

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