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55 miles of walking and cycling routes to be created in Greater Manchester by December 2021

55 miles of new routes and 140 new crossings for people on foot and bikes are to be created across Greater Manchester by December 2021, Mayor Andy Burnham and Commissioner Chris Boardman announced today. Funded by the Mayor’s Challenge Fund, all of Greater Manchester’s ten districts will begin to benefit …

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£2 million announced to help more children cycle or walk to school

Schools across England are set to benefit from new funding to get more children riding their bike or walking to school, cycling minister Chris Heaton-Harris announced yesterday. A new million-pound programme will see cycle repair workshops set up in primary schools and local neighbourhoods to make sure students’ bikes are …

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Sustrans calls on local authorities to implement low traffic neighbourhoods and school streets

Sustrans is calling on local authorities across the UK to implement low traffic neighbourhoods, a holistic approach that looks at removing through traffic from residential areas, along with school streets. This comes as new figures show that 59% of parents in the UK do not enjoy their daily journey to …

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Cycling UK receives £1 million funding boost from DfT to extend Big Bike Revival

Cycling UK has been awarded an extra £1 million of funding from the Department of Transport to extend the Big Bike Revival into schools in England for the first time. The funding will enable pop-up bike mechanic stations to set up in schools to help fix bikes for around 10,000 …

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UK schools invited to take part in 2020 Bike to School Week

Schools across the UK are being invited to take part in the 2020 Bike to School Week, running from 28th September to 2nd October. Organised by Sustrans in partnership with the Bikeability Trust, it aims to celebrate cycling to school and the benefits of travelling actively for children. Whilst evidence suggests …

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