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South West

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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

Volunteer Group Coordinator, West Wiltshire

Do you enjoy inspiring and motivating people to carry out a range of practical tasks and community events? We're currently seeking a volunteer to encourage and co-ordinate Sustrans volunteer activities in the West Wiltshire.

The West Wilts Cycleways group has about 10 members currently and most of the activities of the group include basic maintenance and signing on the National Cycle Network in and around the towns of Chippenham, Corsham, Trowbridge, Devizes and Bradford on Avon and cycle routes in-between.

31 January 2019
Come blow away the Christmas cobwebs and learn the traditional skill of hedgelaying on the Colliers Way along National Route 24. Help us create wildlife habitat, open up viewpoints and help make your...
Photo of a group of people, including a man, woman and children, on a closed street.

“The benefits of walking and cycling are well documented especially for tackling the issues of poor air quality, congestion and obesity" James Cleeton, Sustrans Director South

Photo of children taking part in spray painting a street, all wearing protective clothing.

South Lawn Terrace was closed to through traffic for the afternoon and the children assisted in laying a bright and colourful dragon motif onto the road surface outside the school

Photo of closed off street with spray painted sections

We have been working with pupils and staff at St Michael’s Primary School and the local community through a series of workshops to develop ideas for improving the streets around the school.

Pupils at St Michaels Academy in Exeter helped to trial temporary changes recently to the street outside their school, to encourage more people to walk and cycle. South Lawn Terrace was closed to...
13 December 2018
Three men in suits stand in front of a banner for a launch event

Xavier Brice, James Cleeton and Matt Rodda at the England South launch of the National Cycle Network review

For the first time the National Cycle Network has been audited across the South of England providing a snapshot of the whole of the Network in the South of England. The review revealed that the main...
30 November 2018
Clifton suspension bridge at night
Bristol 06-07 July 2019
Nightrider will return to the streets of Bristol in 2019! Register to join our team and hundreds of other cyclists before 31 March 2019 for only £35.  As the UK's first Cycling City, Bristol is one...