Communities

Cyclist on a road in Edinburgh
In 2013, Sustrans Scotland entered into an agreement with City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) to provide £3.6m from Transport Scotland over three years to deliver an exemplary design for Leith Walk which...
20 March 2018
Big Spring Clean on C2C with Durham Council

20 volunteers gathered 48 bags of rubbish between Chester-le-Street and Pelton . CREDIT: Sarah Donnelly

Litter pickers at work while walking a dog
Litter pickers at work
Our team in the North East are appealing for volunteers for a series of litter picks along a 14-mile section of the Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle route, from Chester le-Street to Consett, as part of Durham...
13 March 2018
The Mayor of Lincoln gets a closer view of the mosaics

The Mayor of Lincoln gets a closer view of the mosaics

One of the mosaics created by local children which is now on display

One of the mosaics created by local children

We've been working with school children in Lincoln to bring customers a new addition to their local shops! Twelve mosaics designed by local school children are now on permanent display around the...
9 March 2018
Schoolgirls with bike and scooters at Belfast primary school

Lilah (5), Georgia (6) and Lucy (6) from Orangefield Primary School enjoy Feet First Families Day in Belfast.

Children walking to school in Portadown

Children walking to Bocombra Primary School in Portadown for Feet First Families Day.

Pupils at Rosemount Primary in Derry

Pupils enjoying their Feet First Families day at Rosemount Primary in Derry

Schools across Northern Ireland reclaimed their car parks today and turned them into fun creative places as part of Sustrans new Feet First Families Initiative. Most children in Northern Ireland that...
9 March 2018
women cycling as a group

The group held regular women-only led rides throughout Sunderland

women with their bikes
A community cycling group which has helped hundreds of women in Sunderland get active and healthy through cycling and walking has released its final results for International Women’s Day. Our Bike...
8 March 2018
Speakers at launch of North West Greenway Network project

Government figures from north and south of Ireland, EU funders and Sustrans at launch of North West Greenway Network in Co Donegal

Gordon Clarke, Sustrans

Sustrans Northern Ireland Director Gordon Clarke speaking at launch in Donegal

Government officials from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland came together yesterday in Co Donegal for the official launch of the North West Greenway Network. The €14.85m project is one of...
27 February 2018
Sustrans volunteer Ian callaghan is congratulated by Cllr Mike Thompson

Willow Glade is located on Route 64 of the National Cycle Network

Weaving in the woods at the opening of Willow Glade

Children took part in a weaving session using a tool made from willow

children in the new woodland space

Children enjoying the new fenced learning area with steps and seating

Excited local residents have welcomed the opening of a new community space in Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire. Located on Route 64 of the National Cycle Network, Willow Glade has been developed by...
15 February 2018
Sustrans Globe design for Old Street Roundabout

Hello, World! The 15 metre wide globe could transform London's Old Street Roundabout into an iconic gateway that connects people and ideas from across the world

sketch or proposed design

Our proposal turns unused space into a destination that uses technology to bring people together, fostering digital and face-to-face social interactions

Our design to transform the iconic Old Street Roundabout in Islington has been successfully longlisted for the Old Street Iconic Gateway ‘Open Call for Design Ideas’ exhibition, which will run from...
8 February 2018

Twenty nine percent of parents said a lack of cycle routes was a barrier for their child travelling actively to school each day

Fears over physical safety has been cited as the main barrier preventing parents and carers from allowing their children to travel actively to school, new research has revealed. The findings come...
8 January 2018

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