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Reimagine your commute this March

people walking and cycling near Holyrood Park, Edinburgh ©2017, Tony Marsh

Would you consider walking, cycling, e-cycling, scooting, skating, public transport, lift sharing or running for your commute to work?

Sustrans Scotland is encouraging people to leave the car behind and reimagine their commute this March by joining the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Workplaces from across the country will...
11 February 2019
People with bike launching a report beside river

Sustrans Chief Executive Xavier Brice came to an event at the Island Centre, Lisburn to help launch Paths for Everyone report which sets out plans to renew and improve the Network.

Sustrans is calling for authorities across Northern Ireland to help reinvigorate the 23-year-old National Cycle Network. The National Cycle Network is a network of 16,575 miles of signed routes...
7 February 2019
litter picking on the Liverpool loopline

The Liverpool Loopline litter pickers go out every Tuesday. Elaine O'Callaghan (left) was voted Volunteer of the Year for the North of England.

suspect WW2 bomb on the Liverpool Loopline

The suspected World War Two bomb turned out to be a harmless metal canister

One discovery stands out amongst the usual drinks cans, crisp packets and takeaway boxes in our volunteer group’s records of 800 bin bags of litter picked on the Liverpool Loop Line in 2018: Nestled...
5 February 2019
Sustrans ebike on Spen Valley Greenway

The new ebike means Rob can transport heavier loads along the Spen Valley Greenway

Our ranger on the popular Spen Valley Greenway now has a new ebike for transporting litter along the seven mile cycle and walking path between Dewsbury and Oakenshaw (near Bradford). Ranger Rob...
6 February 2019
Photo of Lee Craigie by bicycle at Caird Hall, Dundee

Lee Craigie at her first official appearance as Active Nation Commissioner at Raising the Standards Day

Raising the Standards Day is a great opportunity to explore the issues involved in active travel. To hear from experts across the industry, from within Sustrans alongside national and international...
31 January 2019
Sustrans volunteers cleared trees from Godley turntable

Volunteers cleared trees and other vegetation from the old turntable | Photo credit: Justin Turnbull

Photo of bicycle by Godley railway turntable in autumn
Our volunteers are working with local schools in East Manchester to help turn an abandoned old railway turntable in Godley into a wildlife haven and community event space. The Friends of the Trans...
30 January 2019

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