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Rutland Cycling opens temporary bicycle shop in Oakham

Rutland Cycling is setting up a temporary pop-up bicycle repair shop and workshop on South Street Car Park from today, 20th May. The initiative has been set up to help get residents out and about safely on two wheels to support their daily exercise. The shop will deliver workshop services, …

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IRC launches online directory to promote small shops still open for business

The Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC) has launched ‘We are open’, an online map and directory of independent shops that are still open and operating responsibly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the Government’s guidance, some high street retailers have been able to remain physically open as a ‘notable exception’ whilst others …

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Evans reopens further nine stores to support key workers

Evans Cycles will reopen a further nine stores to help keep key workers and provide assistance to the increasing number of people travelling by bike for essential journeys and daily exercise. Since initially reopening 11 stores last month, the retailer has provided hundreds of free bike MOTs to key workers …

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Pure Electric takes over 11 Cycle Republic stores earmarked for closure

Pure Electric is accelerating its growth by taking over 11 of Halfords’s Cycle Republic stores earmarked for closure, securing a total of 85 jobs. Halfords made the announcement to colleagues at the 11 Cycle Republic stores today, informing them that their jobs would be safe and employment transferred to Pure …

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German bike shops set to reopen next week

German bike shops will be allowed to reopen next week, as the country slowing begins to ease its COVID-19 restrictions. It is part of a larger scheme to lift bans for retail businesses which were set at the outbreak of COVID-19, with only a limited number of retail categories allowed …

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Creative Retail Awards rescheduled to September

The Creative Retail Awards has rescheduled its ceremony to 17th September at Proud Embankment, London, due to COVID-19. The Awards are now a partner of The London Design Festival, running from 12th-20th September. The schedule includes the Global Design Forum, exhibitions including 100% Design, Focus/20 and a whole host of …

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“Find an open bike shop” website launched by ACT and BA

A new online map and postcode search facility has been set up to highlight bicycle shops which remain open during the COVID-19 outbreak. It will enable key workers and others who need their bikes fixed for essential journeys, or for exercise, to quickly locate retailers and repairers who are open …

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Cycle Surgery temporarily closes stores

Cycle Surgery has temporarily closed its stores until further notice. Its website is trading as usual and its logistic provider will be restricting physical contact, and its head office teams are working from home. “At times like these, the well-being of our customers, staff and partners is more important than …

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Evans Cycles to reopen 11 stores to provide support to key workers

Evans Cycles will reopen 11 of its stores to help keep key workers on the move and provide assistance to people travelling by bike for essential journeys.  In close consultation with colleagues, a selection of stores within key cities and built-up areas have been reopened by those who have volunteered …

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