Tag Archives: Bikeability

More than £1 million now available to help children access cycle training

More than £1 million in funding is now available for pilot projects which will help children and teenagers learn how to cycle, the Bikeability Trust has announced. The Widening Participation Fund is being released to the Bikeability Trust by the Department for Transport to help the Government achieve its ambition …

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The Bike Club partners with Bikeability Trust to expand access to cycling

The Bike Club is partnering with the Bikeability Trust to expand access to high-quality bikes and training for the next generation of riders. With 2021 set to be another ‘huge’ year for cycling, the Bike Club and the Bikeability Trust will be working together to achieve their shared ambition of …

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Bikeability Trust launches new cycling instructor bursary

The Bikeability Trust has launched a cycling instructor bursary, funded by the DfT. All Bikeability cycling instructors must hold a Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training, designed to ensure children are provided with the skills to cycle confidently and competently on today’s roads. A £500 bursary towards the cost …

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£338 million package set to boost cycling and walking across country

The active travel boom seen throughout the pandemic will ‘continue to thrive’ thanks to a £338 million package to boost cycling and walking across the country, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced. Infrastructure upgrades, changes to The Highway Code and new requirements to ensure that active travel schemes’ effects are …

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Beryl partners with The Bikeability Trust to support adults who want to learn to cycle

Beryl has partnered with The Bikeability Trust to support adults who want to learn to cycle.  As 2021 is set to be another bumper year for cycling across the country, Beryl and The Bikeability Trust are working together to ensure that more adults can enjoy the benefits of being able …

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Government invests £18 million in cycle training for children and families

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today announced £18 million for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the Government encourages everyone to walk or cycle where possible. The funding, which is managed by The Bikeability Trust charity, will …

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Cycling Marketing Board set up to entice new consumers to ride and diversify cycling’s image

Cycling brands, retailers and organisations are collaborating to create the new Cycling Marketing Board, set up with a vision to continue to entice new consumers to cycling, and diversify cycling’s image with Governments and in the media. The Cycling Marketing Board follows the industry-backed #BikeIsBest campaign in 2020, which won …

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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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