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20 March 2019

Just 4 days after International Women’s Day, Sustrans Research & Monitoring Unit held a roundtable discussion on women and cycling to determine what needs to happen next.

We invited a broad cross-section of speakers and guests who had an understanding of the...

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3 December 2018

In the third blog in our budget focus series, Steve Brooks, Sustrans Director for Wales, discusses how decisions taken in Wales this month will influence the future of the Nation.

It’s perhaps a cliché to say that politics in Wales is at a crossroads, but decisions...

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28 November 2018

In this blog, Kevin Daniels, Sustrans supporter, discusses the injury risk posed by ice on the road surface to people cycling and presents recommendations for improving safety, drawing on a 2018 Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) paper on delivering accident...

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Photo of man wearing cycling gear next to John O'Groats sign celebrating reaching John o'gGroats by bicycle
20 November 2018

Peter Langford is a retired vicar and supporter of Sustrans who recently cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Peter has always led an active lifestyle and has enjoyed cycling and walking since he was a young boy. Even when diagnosed with arthritis in both knees,...

Louisa and fellow volunteers talking to people on the Comber Greenway
16 November 2018

It’s #IWillWeek – a weeklong celebration of the impact that young people have on the communities and causes that mean the most to them.

So we caught up with Louisa, one of our Duke of Edinburgh...

Union Canal in Edinburgh NCN Route 75 ©2018, Tony Marsh, all rights reserved
12 November 2018

Think of a memorable walk you’ve had. Picture a cycle ride you enjoyed with your family or friends. I’m guessing that these weren’t on or alongside a busy road. 

We all need places to walk or cycle, scoot or wheel, away from the noise, fumes, stress and danger of...

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