Volunteering

group of volunteers outside with bin bags

Volunteers gathered nearly 200 bin bags of litter from the 16 mile section of the popular C2C cycle and walking route. PHOTO: Sarah Donnelly

children scooting to school
Our volunteers in County Durham have cleaned up 16 miles of the Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle and walking path between Chester-le-Street to Consett as part of the Big Spring Clean. We organised eight Spring...
11 April 2019
Castle Vale resident John Shearer standing beside a roadside

Castle Vale resident and volunteer, John Shearer, is helping to create an age-friendly environment in Tyburn, Birmingham.

Since last June, over 30 volunteers in Birmingham have signed up to our community-led project to tackle social isolation by improving accessibility and creating an age-friendly environment. For many...
28 March 2019
Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project

Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project are getting ready for the Easter egg hunt.

It may only be March, but a community group in Lincoln are calling for volunteers to sign up to an Easter egg hunt with a difference! During the event on Saturday 13th April 2019, participants will...
21 March 2019
Helen yn derbyn ei gwobr gan Steve Brooks a Sioned Lewis o Sustrans

Helen yn derbyn ei gwobr gan Steve Brooks a Sioned Lewis o Sustrans

Ym mis Tachwedd, dathlodd Sustrans Cymru un o'n gwirfoddolwyr mwyaf ymroddedig, Helen Jenkins, a enillodd Wobr Gwirfoddolwr y Flwyddyn. Mae'r wobr yn cydnabod y gwaith gwych gan ein gwirfoddolwyr...
31 January 2019
Helen receiving her award from Sustrans' Steve Brooks and Sioned Lewis

Helen receiving her award from Sustrans' Steve Brooks and Sioned Lewis

In November, Sustrans Cymru celebrated one of our most dedicated volunteers, Helen Jenkins, who won the Volunteer of the Year Award. The award recognises the fantastic work by our volunteers across...
31 January 2019
Photo of children removing litter from an embankment alongside a traffic-free section of National Cycle Network Route 1 in Brunstane, Edinburgh. Three children are using litter-pickers while two hold a refuse bag.

Children taking part in a litter-pick on National Cycle Network Route 1, Brunstane

Sustrans Scotland has today announced the opening of a new grant fund to support communities in making improvements to National Cycle Network routes across Scotland. The Network Action Grant Fund,...
29 January 2019
Photo of people gathering in a community setting with people on the sat on the stage in a row

Sustrans officers collect a certificate for their work teaching Syrian refugee women how to cycle

Sustrans helps Syrian refugee women gain independence by learning to cycle. Sustrans Officers in Taunton collected a certificate for their outstanding contributions in supporting and teaching a group...
15 January 2019
Two volunteers in a canoe passing refuse with a litter-picker to a volunteer on the shore of the Union Canal, Edinburgh during a Paddle Pickup

Community volunteers taking part in a Paddle Pickup on the Union Canal, National Cycle Network Route 75

Landscape with autumnal trees showing an on-road stretch of National Cycle Network Route 78 in Crinan

Crinan, National Cycle Network Route 78

The Network Action Grant Fund, funded by Transport Scotland and delivered by Sustrans Scotland, seeks to empower communities in implementing improvements which make journeys on the National Cycle...
29 January 2019
Men and women on bikes outdoors wearing high vis clothing in the rain

Sustrans South East Volunteer of the Year Sheila Fox

A senior lady holds up an award and is congratulated by men and women.

Sustrans Volunteer of the Year 2018, Sheila Fox, is presented with her award by Sustrans England South Director, James Cleeton.

Sheila Fox has lots to celebrate this festive season because she was recently announced as the Sustrans South East Volunteer of the Year 2018. A retired pre-school manager from Southampton, Sheila's...
10 December 2018
A photo of Sustrans staff posing at volunteer and champions awards

An inspiring showcase that celebrates the great, selfless and dedicated individuals who give their time generously to support our work

We recently hosted one of our favourite events of the year, the London Volunteer and Champions Award Evening. It’s an inspiring showcase that celebrates the great, selfless and dedicated individuals...
4 December 2018

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