Health

Lady on a tricycle with her children on bikes

Lisa has been able to enjoy cycling again through a specially-adapted trike

“I can cycle with one arm using the trike bike,” said Lisa. “I have the brake and bell on the right side"

Men in hi vis on red bikes

East Belfast Wise Men's Shed do cycle training on their new bikes as part of Sustrans' programme

Women standing behind and sitting on a bench

Ballybeen Women's Walking Group has been a 'new lease of life'

Mother-of-two Lisa Lecky was always an active person. She walked to and from work in Belfast every day. Two years ago she suffered a stroke which affected her left side. She has lost the power of her...
20 November 2017
students at Ysgol Llywelyn in Denbighshire

Ysgol Llywelyn in Denbighshire has increased the number of pupils choosing an active journey to school by 16%

Ysgol Llywelyn in Denbighshire has increased the number of pupils choosing an active journey to school by 16%, resulting in over a half of the school community cycling, scooting and walking to school...
30 October 2017
Cyclists outside Belfast's new Active Travel Hub

Active Travel Officers Martha and Pamela outside the new Active Travel Hub in east Belfast

Interreg North-West Europe CHIPs project logo

Funder Interreg North-West Europe CHIPs project logo

Two Sustrans staff outside new container office

Sustrans Active Travel Officers, Martha and Pamela outside new Active Travel Hub in east Belfast

Cars passing Active Travel Hub

The new Active Travel Hub located beside busy east Belfast road.

The colourful mural on the EastSide Visitor Centre immortalises the famous sons and daughters of East Belfast. Under the watchful eye of these ‘movers and shakers’ a new modern container-style office...
11 October 2017
collage of images of carol on her bike

Images courtesy of The Northern Echo.

When we think of the health benefits of exercise many of us look to the physical side such as weight loss and improved fitness, but what about the mental health benefits? Studies have shown physical...
10 October 2017

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