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Three men in suits stand in front of a banner for a launch event

Xavier Brice, James Cleeton and Matt Rodda at the England South launch of the National Cycle Network review

For the first time the National Cycle Network has been audited across the South of England providing a snapshot of the whole of the Network in the South of England. The review revealed that the main...
30 November 2018
Photo of volunteer holding award with two Sustrans staff

Volunteer of the Year for Northern Ireland Hazel Patterson with Rachael Ludlow-Williams and Sustrans Chief Executive, Xavier Brice.

Photo of volunteer winners holding certificates

Rachael Ludlow-Williams with Sustrans volunteer winners L to R: Hazel Patterson, Jackie Mitchell and John Campbell

Photo of group of staff and volunteers with bike outside cafe

Sustrans chief executive Xavier Brice with volunteers and staff at volunteers' celebration event at Lunasa Cafe in Belfast.

The winners of Sustrans Volunteer awards in Northern Ireland this year have proven there is a lot of life and energy after retirement. All three winners – Hazel Patterson, Jackie Mitchell and John...
26 November 2018
Photo of delegates cutting cake to celebrate National Cycle Network review report, Paths for everyone

Rosslyn Colderley (middle), our Director in the North, cut the ‘Paths for Everyone’ cake with Gillian Ivey, Chair of the Trans Pennine Trail (left), & Councillor Kim Groves

Photo of cake with Paths for everyone design

Pictures: Dean Smith

We shared a 'Paths for Everyone’ cake with delegates at the Sustainable Travel Expo in Bradford this week to celebrate the National Cycle Network and showcase its review of 16,575 miles of routes...
22 November 2018
Walkers, cyclists and scooters using the Comber Greenway

People walking, cycling and scooting on the popular Comber Greenway in east Belfast

Woman who cycles to work daily

Nicola McCausland from Belfast commutes to work by bike using the National Cycle Network

Busy mum Nicola McCausland cycles to work in the Titanic Quarter from east Belfast using the Comber Greenway (National Route 99), the Connswater Greenway, and National Route 93 along the Airport Road...
12 November 2018
photo of wide pavement and road

Sustrans are working with the community to make the local area age friendly for pedestrians and cyclists.

We've recently launched an exciting community-led project to tackle social isolation and turn Birmingham streets into friendly environments for people.  Working in Castle Vale, Pype Hayes, Birches...
25 October 2018
children cycling along the Liverpool Loopline

The Liverpool Loop Line has a broad mix of native woodland, grassland and wildflowers, which are a haven for local wildlife species. Image credit: Chris Foster/Sustrans

We have developed a Woodland Plan for the Liverpool Loop Line to help make the route better for path users and wildlife. The former railway line runs from Halewood to Aintree is traffic-free and...
19 October 2018

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