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Is it safe though?

I still remember a conversation I had a few years ago. I was getting ready for work and a male relative who was visiting asked how I was getting to work that day. “Oh, I’m going to cycle in” I replied, thinking nothing of it. “Is that safe?!” he asked. In discussions about women cycling, …

Cycling with kids webinar

Cycling with kids can be really rewarding, setting them up for a lifetime of independence, health and well-being, but it can be a bit daunting too. Cycling with kids webinar – Monday 22nd February, 7.30pm Co-hosted by Capital of Cycling and the Margaret Carey Foundation, and funded by City Connect, this webinar aims to give …

Online workshop on winter commuting

Are you a bit wary of cycling in winter? Not sure where to start when it comes to cycle commuting? Or maybe you’ve got a bike in your shed that could save you money, get you fitter and less stressed? We can help! This short webinar will answer questions such as “How do I keep …

New Community Outreach Officers Appointed

Thanks to a grant from the National Lotteries Reaching Communities Fund, we are pleased to announce the appointment of 2 new Community Outreach Officers. The Reaching Communities project is funded for five years. Aggie Maxwell and Ana Averescu bring a wealth of skills and experience from the community sector to the organisation and are looking …

On yer bike Santa!

Refugee children in Bradford got their Christmas presents yesterday – courtesy of Santa and his helpers arriving by e-cargo bike! When we heard that Refugee Action were having difficulty getting their seasonal gifts out to families in need, we offered the use of Carla the e-cargo trailer, provided by WYCA and Bradford Council as a …