Communities

child on bike in urban community

Montague Avenue is transformed into a colourful child-friendly space

two boys pot plants
Last month the community of Sholing in Southampton came together to help transform their neighbourhood into a bright and colourful child-friendly space. Taking place on the green on Montague Avenue,...
16 October 2018
picture showing representatives from Isle of Man government, Sustrans and local schools launching 'Active Travel'

Rosslyn Colderley (centre left) joined Isle of Man ministers, Manx cyclists and local school children at Ballakermeen High School to celebrate the launch of Active Travel

The Isle of Man Government has launched the start of a new £3.8 million Active Travel programme, to get more than 20% of people walking and cycling their everyday journeys by 2021. Our team in the...
9 October 2018
School children walk on a National Cycle Network route

Sustrans has launched Feet First Families in Hereford

We are very excited about the launch of the Feet First Families initiative in Hereford. We will be delivering free walking activities and promotions to schools and colleges in the Hereford area. The...
8 October 2018

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Chidren arriving at primary school on scotter and bicycle with parent

Photo credit: Jonathan Bewley ©2017

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If you are unable to come along to a workshop, you can comment online using our easy to use Community Mapping Tool

St David’s Safer Routes in Communities is a co-design project that is working with St David's RC Primary School in Newport and the surrounding community to make improvements to the streets that will...
3 October 2018
Man and child in wood, posing next to woodcarving of gnome

Wood carver Stephen Tarr with Ruby, who named the carved gnome 'Sleepy John'

Two friendly gnomes are the latest fantastical creatures which have appeared along a section of the Trans Pennine Trail maintained by Sustrans volunteers in Yorkshire. Sleepy John and Clumbsy were...
27 September 2018
Men and women volunteers for Sustrans enjoy Festivol

Volunteers gather in Bristol for the three day Festivol celebration

Volunteers from across the UK arrived in Bristol for a special celebration that took place on Friday 14 September to Sunday 16 September. Held over three days at locations across Bristol, Festivol is...
24 September 2018
men, women with children and bikes in a green environment

Lord Mayor Cleo Lake, Sustrans England South Director James Cleeton and Cycle Sunday founder Vicki Cracknell and supporters enjoy a traffic-free day on the Downs.

Over 3,000 people enjoyed traffic-free cycling in Bristol at the weekend – a record number for the event that has been established since 2015. Cycle Sunday showcases traffic-free cycling...
21 September 2018
family on bikes in bee costumes

Winning bees: Nicola Dowling (left) and family were one of two winners of Micro-Scooters for their costumes in the Bee Ride. PICTURE: Lorraine Taylor.

queue of people lining up for the Beeride

The Bee Ride from Abbey Hey to Chorlton attracted around 50 people. PICTURE: Lorraine Taylor

people on bikes

Bee Ride winner Andrew Scott. PICTURE: Aspa Paltaglou.

Around 50 bike-riding bees made a buzz at Manchester’s first ‘FloopFest’ last weekend to celebrate the Fallowfield Loopline and gather views to help improve the popular walking, scooting and cycling...
19 September 2018

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