Tag Archives: Cycling UK

Cycle SOS named as exclusive legal partner of Cycling UK

Cycle SOS, a leading legal firm for cycle accident claims, has been named as the exclusive legal partner of Cycling UK. The charity’s 70,000 members will now be legally supported by Cycle SOS from 1st July. This is the first time in 20 years that Cycling UK has changed the provider of its …

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Cycling UK’s Cycle for Health programme looking for cycle instructors in West Yorkshire

Cycling UK’s Cycle for Health programme is back again for Spring 2022, after returning in September 2021 following a pandemic-enforced break. The programme, designed to improve health and wellbeing through cycling, is looking for instructors and ride leaders to help deliver the scheme in West Yorkshire. It is funded by …

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Cycling UK calls on employers to do more to encourage active travel to work

Cycling UK has called on employers to do more to encourage active travel, as the UK begins celebrating Bike Week. New research carried out by YouGov on behalf of Cycling UK published today, Monday 6th June, shows 43% of young people (18-24-year-olds) are considering changing their method of travel due …

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Cycling UK launches new long-distance cycling route in Kent

Cycling UK has unveiled the latest addition to its ever-growing collection of long-distance cycling routes, this time in picturesque Kent. The Cantii Way is a 145-mile (234km) course, made up of quiet ways, country lanes, and bridleways, that starts and finishes in the village of Wye, near Ashford, and is …

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Business groups and cycling advocates call for Cycle to Work scheme reform to unlock access for lower earners

Business groups and cycling advocates have joined forces to call for an expansion to the Cycle to Work scheme. This would unlock access for workers earning at or near national minimum wage (NMW) and the self-employed. The call, which has been sent to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, has been backed …

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Cycling UK’s Manchester free e-bike loan scheme books up within hours

A new government-backed scheme for free e-bike loans launched by Cycling UK has been fully booked within hours of going live. ‘Cycling made e-asy’ launched on 12th May to help the nation try e-cycling and accelerate a shift to active travel. Over 110 bookings were made in Manchester within two …

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Cycling UK launches ‘Cycling made e-asy’ with investment from Department for Transport

Cycling UK has announced the launch of ‘Cycling made e-asy’, which sees up to £8 million of investment from Department for Transport from 2022-2023 to offer free e-cycle loans in pilot areas across England. This investment will enable Cycling UK to roll out a new pilot programme focusing on electric …

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Bira ‘underwhelmed’ with offerings for indie retailers in Spring Statement

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) has said it is ‘underwhelmed’ with the offerings for independent businesses following yesterday’s Spring Statement. In the announcement by Chancellor Riski Sunak in the House of Commons, he revealed the basic rate of income tax will be cut from 20p in the pound to …

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Long-term Highway Code awareness campaign needed for ‘mindset shift’, says Cycling UK

The updated Highway Code set to come into effect this weekend could create a “mindset shift” that will make the roads safer for everyone, said Cycling UK, but the charity has warned that this will only be possible if the changes are communicated by the government as part of a …

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