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
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
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Sustrans is deeply disappointed by Westminster City Council’s Place Strategy for the Oxford Street District, which lacks vision, ambition, and the measures needed to deliver a world-class public...
7 December 2018
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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
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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Volunteer of the Year for Northern Ireland Hazel Patterson with Rachael Ludlow-Williams and Sustrans Chief Executive, Xavier Brice.

Photo of volunteer winners holding certificates

Rachael Ludlow-Williams with Sustrans volunteer winners L to R: Hazel Patterson, Jackie Mitchell and John Campbell

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Sustrans chief executive Xavier Brice with volunteers and staff at volunteers' celebration event at Lunasa Cafe in Belfast.

The winners of Sustrans Volunteer awards in Northern Ireland this year have proven there is a lot of life and energy after retirement. All three winners – Hazel Patterson, Jackie Mitchell and John...
26 November 2018