Lifestyle

Two men in running race. The man in left wearing red t shirt, the man on right wearing grey.

Alan (right) running a race on the Two Tunnels. Photo © Stuart Lessels/1000th.co.uk

Alan Cox, 65, is retired and has lived in Bath all his life. He got into running with his grandson and now helps marshal running events with Relish Running. He lives less than half a mile from the...
12 March 2019
Photo of Angelica Bell and children at Wormholt Primary School in London

Image credit: ©2019, Paul Tanner

Photo of Angellica Bell posing by a road bicycle

I’m delighted to be supporting this year’s Big Pedal. It’s a fantastic way to encourage more children to cycle, walk or scoot– doing wonders for their health and the environment around them

Photo of two young girls walking to school on pavement by a road.

Photo credit: Neil Hanna

Families are being invited to take up the Big Pedal 2019 – the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. This year’s competition is backed by Angellica Bell, British...
22 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
Photo of older man on a bicycle on Quietway 2 in Dalgarno Gardens, west London. There is a female pedestrian crossing street in the background

Freeing up our roads and making them safer for everyone makes environmental and economic sense

Photo of 2. Young woman on a bike riding on Quietway 2 on Westway, west London
Photo of young man on a bike in the foreground on Quietway 7 in Shepherd’s Bush, west London
We are proud to have published our latest London review. 'Our work in London 2019: Streets ahead' shows just some of the progress we've made to help transform the capital, working with London...
14 January 2019
woman with bicycle

Maheswari completed cycle training as part of the CHIPS project and is now cycling to work using the Comber and Connswater Greenways.

Young mum Maheswari couldn't cycle last summer but thanks to Sustrans cycle training she is now cycling for pleasure as well as to and from work in Belfast. When walking to work last summer,...
22 March 2019
A photo of a bicycle outside of Down the Hatch, a vegan restaurant in Liverpool

Down the Hatch is right along National Route 56 and serves top notch vegan grub

A photo of vegan wraps from the Jumping Bean - a vegan restaurant in Durham

Grab yourself some tasty vegan food at the Jumping Bean - just off National Route 14

A photo of a  Tibits restaurant front, with stools and bar for eating at

Southwark is home to Tibits, a great vegan-friendly restaurant selling fresh food every day

'Veganuary' may only roll around once a year, but you can still get yourself down to a vegan foodie spot for some delicious grub. We've put together a list of Sustrans staff recommended vegan-...
21 December 2018
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
Photo of bicycle outside entrance of The Magdalen Arms restaurant and pub

The Magdalen Arms in Oxford is one of our favourite places to eat near to the National Cycle Network | Photo credit: Lisa Made It ©2018

Photo of Sustrans volunteers eating at a pub

We've asked our teams across the country for their recommended places to stop and eat on the Network | Photo credit: Jonathan Bewley ©2016

Photo of Family enjoying a walk alomg riverside, traffic-free path to the city. Bute Park, on the Taff Trail, Cardiff (National Route 8).

What better way to earn your lunch than getting out on the National Cycle Network for a cycle or walk | Photo credit Jonathan Bewley ©2018

On a lazy Sunday afternoon is there anything better than sitting down to a roast lunch? And what better way to earn your lunch than getting out on the National Cycle Network for a cycle or walk.  We'...
28 November 2018

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