15 September 2014 - 11:41am
Working at Wyre Wheels lifts Angela’s spirits
Angela’s mental health problems had left her feeling depressed and she shunned social situations. However, volunteering at Wyre Wheels has given Angela her life back; her confidence is up and she enjoys socialising again.
10 September 2014 - 3:55pm
Alicia's story - teaching an adult to ride a bike
Is it ever too late to learn to ride a bike? Definitely not, as Alicia recently found out when she asked Cycling UK Cycle Instructor Julie Rand for help. Alicia has wanted to learn to cycle for nearly 30 years.
3 September 2014 - 5:14pm
Lindsay's life was transformed by an accident that left her paralysed from the chest down. Now, with the help of an inclusive cycling centre, her fitness levels have improved so much she has become a personal trainer.
14 August 2014 - 2:06pm
The transforming power of cycling
Children of all ages and abilities are offered the chance to ride all-ability cycles through Alice Holt Forest in Hampshire. Cycling UK's Kay Lakin went along for a session to see the huge smiles on their faces.
30 July 2014 - 11:29am
Petitioning for a green route to Heysham
Lancashire cycle campaign group Dynamo has been successfully drumming up public support for a proposed green cycle route to connect Lancaster to Heysham.
23 July 2014 - 3:17pm
Bristol Road Justice campaigners put pressure on police
Bristol Cycling Campaign (BCyC) is an excellent example of a group of local campaigners who have wholeheartedly got behind the Road Justice campaign by ramping up pressure on their local force to improve roads policing.
6 May 2014 - 3:41pm
Building bikes, changing lives
Suzanne Forup manages the Bike Club Scotland programme, which enables young people to take up cycling. A recent visit showed her that cycling can help young people in very challenging circumstances..
22 April 2014 - 9:59am
Brighton’s successful North Laine contraflow scheme
Becky Reynolds grew up cycling. Her Mum taught her to ride at an early age, so cycling has been and integral part of her life for as long as she can remember. What changed this everyday self-described 'utility cyclist' into a campaigner and co-founder of Cycle Lewes, an active campaigning group?
23 January 2014 - 11:45am
Boathouse Youth Blackpool
Back in 2009, the Cycling UK community cycling offering was in its infancy and Boathouse Youth (BHY) was just beginning its work in the deprived community of South Shore, Blackpool, an area which is in the worst 1% of most deprived wards in the country.
14 January 2014 - 11:54am
Supporting Healthy Streets
Cycling UK were funded by the Lancashire County Council Gateway programme to deliver Community Cycle Clubs in partnership with "Healthy Streets". Over the first eighteen months 23 community cycling projects were identified and supported through the work of Cycling UK Cycling Development officer Damian Bonsall.
10 January 2014 - 4:49pm
Donna - from learning to cycle to learning maintenance
Donna has learned to ride on the roads, even tackling her toughest roundabouts and taken a two-week cycle maintenance course. We spoke to her in the autumn, and here are her plans for more cycling, and reflections on what cycling has meant to her thus far.