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Beryl and Norfolk County Council encouraging greener journeys with ‘Car Free Week’ initiative

Norfolk County Council’s Pushing Ahead programme and Beryl have furthered their commitment to change people’s transport habits and attitudes to greener journeys by announcing a ‘Car Free Week’ initiative. From 21st-27th September, Pushing Ahead is offering residents free rides on Beryl bikes and e-bikes to help reduce the level of …

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Beryl to provide free rides for university students and staff in Bournemouth

Beryl is partnering with Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth to offer students and staff access to its bikes at free and discounted prices. The partnership will kick-off with a promotion starting today, 18th September, as students and staff begin returning to campus. 1000 x  200 Minute-Bundles have been co-funded …

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Beryl bikes now available to hire in Christchurch

Beryl’s bike share scheme has arrived in Christchurch. 275 new bikes will be available to hire at 50 new Beryl bays via the free to download app. The bays have been selected and approved in conjunction with local authorities to ensure the scheme is in line with the needs of …

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Beryl, Herefordshire Council extend free bicycle trips initiative

Beryl and Herefordshire Council have extended the free bicycle trips initiative through to 13th September following an “unprecedented” uptake of riding during August. Throughout the month-long initiative, almost 10,000 rides have been completed. With more than 200 Beryl bikes and 26 Beryl bays now in operation in Hereford, the extension …

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Beryl to provide city-wide multimodal smart fleet in Norwich

Beryl is set to become the “world’s first” provider of a city-wide multimodal smart fleet including pedal bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters, having been approved by the DfT and Norfolk County Council to operate an e-scooter trial in Norwich. The company, which recently added e-bikes to its Norwich bike share scheme, …

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Beryl to expand bike share scheme into Christchurch

Beryl’s bike share scheme is set to expand into Christchurch, part-funded by BCP Council. The company has been awarded the contract following a competitive tender process and will deliver the service on behalf of the council. 275 brand new bikes will be provided and will be available for instant hire …

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Beryl’s ‘Ride For Watford’ campaign raises over £2,000 for charities appeal

Beryl’s ‘Ride For Watford’ campaign has raised £2,806 for the borough council’s Watford Helps COVID-19 Charities Appeal. In partnership with PLM Central, every trip on a Beryl bike in the last fortnight has seen 50p donated on the rider’s behalf to the Watford Helps campaign. Additional funds were secured via …

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Glasgow’s free cycle hire offer extended to spring 2021

Glasgow’s free cycle hire offer is to be extended until spring 2021. Since the end of June and for an initial two month period, the first 30 minutes of standard nextbike cycle hire has been at no cost to the hirer. For casual users of the scheme, every rental under …

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Beryl, Herefordshire Council announce free ride initiative

Beryl and Herefordshire Council have announced a free ride initiative. The initiative will run from 29th July, when Beryl marks one year of cycling in Hereford, through to the end of August. As lockdown continues to ease, Hereford’s bike share operator is encouraging residents to make more pedal-powered trips to …

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Beryl introduces e-bike fleet in Watford

Beryl has introduced an e-bike fleet in Watford, with 25 pedal-assisted bikes available to hire from today. The bikes are being launched as an alternative mode of transport for journeys and commutes that are often being done by private or public motor vehicles. As data is captured on the type …

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