CTC Case Studies

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24 November 2016 - 12:26pm
Josh brings Big Bike Revival magic to Monty’s
Cycling UK cycling Case Study - Josh Allen
Josh Allen is a keen cyclist and community worker who has volunteered at Monty’s Community Hub since August 2015.
9 November 2016 - 4:47pm
Big Bike Revival helps Tibetan asylum seeker find cycling nirvana
Cycling UK cycling Case Study, Tashi
Cycling has given Tashi a new-found sense of freedom as she waits to hear whether she can stay in this country – a freedom she can never enjoy in her homeland of Tibet.
3 November 2016 - 5:05pm
Teenaged asylum seeker riding high thanks to Big Bike Revival
Cycling UK cycling Case Study, Mohammed
As a 17-year-old asylum seeker from Pakistan, Mohammed couldn’t afford a bike. Today, not only does he own one, he has also learned how to fix it and has trained to become a Ride Leader.
3 November 2016 - 4:35pm
Cycling makes travelling a fare deal better for Esther and her family
Cycling UK Case Study, Esther
Esther no longer has to fork out on expensive bus fares now she and her family have learned to cycle thanks to the Big Bike Revival in Manchester.
21 October 2016 - 3:12pm
It’s all about the Joy of cycling … literally!
CTC cycling Case Study - Edgbaston Reservoir Ladies
Joy Anibaba hasn’t looked back since getting into cycling in a big way – and now she’s helping others do the same. Joy, who lives in Olton in the West Midlands, has been a key figure in the growth of the Edgbaston Reservoir Ladies cycling group, which has now become a Cycling UK Community Cycle Club.
20 October 2016 - 3:35pm
Sam proves you’re never too old to start cycling
CTC cycling Case Study - Sam Sahdra of Handsworth Ladies
Sam Sahdra reckons cycling with the Handsworth Ladies is like being part of one big, happy family. Not that Sam got off to the greatest of starts when she first considered taking up cycling. She saw her grandchildren riding their bikes, asked them if they would help her to cycle – and they said she was too old!
22 March 2016 - 2:44pm
Mandy’s on a two-wheeled road to recovery
CTC cycling Case Study - Mandy Coxon
Back in the dark days, Mandy Coxon had to make a determined effort to remain standing behind the safety line on the station platform as her train came in after work. She would often sit in a corner and cry when she got home, just thankful to have made it through another day.
26 February 2016 - 12:00am
From stress to inner strength - how cycling changed Mave’s life
Cycling UK Case Study - Mave Sharman
Mave Sharman started cycling again after suffering work-related stress – but she admits she still had major barriers to overcome.
8 February 2016 - 3:44pm
Happy Hannah laps up Cycling UK cycle sessions
Cycling UK Case Study - Hannah Pool
Hannah Pool smiles excitedly as she puts on her cycle helmet and elbow pads. “Just getting kitted out,” she says before getting on her bike to take to the track at the Palmer Park Sports Stadium in Reading.
6 November 2014 - 1:36pm
Brenda’s story – learning to ride a bike with CTC
CTC cycling Case Study
Brenda was keen to join in one of the local led rides; the only problem was, she’d never ridden a bike before! Through the help of CTC’s Ross Adams, she’s now riding a bike and cycling with her family.
23 January 2014 - 10:45am
Boathouse Youth Blackpool
Blackpool Boathouse Youth
Back in 2009, the CTC 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 - 10:54am
Supporting Healthy Streets
Healthy Streets Maintenance
CTC 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 CTC Cycling Development officer Damian Bonsall.
27 November 2013 - 5:10pm
Burnley Active Spaces
Burnley Active Spaces
The Active Spaces charity in Burnley operates from Townley Park and offers a range of walking and cycling opportunities to improve health for people either responding to an advert or who have been referred by a health professional.
27 November 2013 - 4:49pm
Lancashire Youth Challenge
Lancashire Youth Challenge
A number of organisations working with young people in Lancaster came together with CTC to offer a life-changing cycling experience to a group of young people from deprived areas of the city.
21 November 2013 - 5:08pm
Bridging Communities
Belfast Interface Area Cycle Club
Two cycle clubs were developed at the Macrory and Fortwilliam Presbyterian Church sites in Belfast that bridge the Duncairn interface area.
10 December 2012 - 2:02pm
Belfast Bike Club gets hundreds of young people cycling.
Tim Edgar mountain biking with Shankill Area Project Bike Club
In just four months, over 400 young people went MTBing with Shankill Area Project Bike Club. The group of youths learnt new skills including basic bike handling to technical MTB skills.
22 April 2012 - 7:54pm
Merthyr Tydfil Bike Club
Merthyr Tydfil Bike Club
A Transition Bike Club project has been established in Merthyr Tydfil engaging five primary schools as a 'stepping stone' to fully-fledged bike clubs in High School.
 
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