Responding to the Walking and Cycling Statistics, England, 2017, Xavier Brice, CEO for Sustrans, the walking and cycling charity, said:
“Whilst it is encouraging to see that walking continues to...
30 August 2018
It is important that detailed information is readily available about how to get to, and around Cheltenham
A new online resource designed to make active travel easier for people in Cheltenham has been launched this month.
Working in collaboration with the Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) we...
5 September 2018
The local community celebrated improvements on the Riddlesden to Silsden section of the Leeds-Liverpool canal. CREDIT: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
We attended a community celebration at Silsden on Saturday 18 August to mark the official re-opening of a section of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, following improvement works as part of a £2.9m...
29 August 2018
Sustrans and Local Councillors launching One Path on Bristol and Bath Railway Path
The One Path initiative encourages users to "Share, Respect, Enjoy" the path.
An initiative designed to promote positive behaviour on shared paths was launched on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path (BBRP) yesterday.
Designed to tackle conflict that can arise between different...
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson and Sustrans Scotland Deputy Director Grace Martin
Sustrans Scotland has welcomed the investment of a further £3.9m from the Scottish Government to help develop National Cycle Network routes across Scotland.
The move brings the total of Scottish...
10 August 2018
Physical activity can increase mental alertness, energy, positive mood and self-esteem, as well as reducing stress and anxiety Photo credit: J Bewley
Children and young people aged 5 to 18 need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day Photo credit: J Bewley
Walking the school run is an easy way of building physical activity into the whole family’s daily routine
With the summer and the school holidays drawing to an end, as a parent your thoughts may well now be focussing on the 'back to school' period. A time which can be quite frenetic as you prepare your...
9 August 2018
One of the many photos submitted to the competition
A public photo exhibition, showcasing stunning images of wildlife and scenery on the National Cycle Network in Scotland has gone on show along the Union Canal in Edinburgh.
The free exhibition, which...
6 August 2018
There's no better treat than ice cream when you're out on the National Cycle Network
There are plenty of places to stop and enjoy an ice cream during your adventures on foot or bike
As well as their shop, Di Meo's also have a kiosk on Whitley Bay's sea front selling their delicious ice creams
There’s nothing better in those hot summer months than treating yourself to a tasty ice cream cone or yummy tub of sorbet to cool off during your bike ride.
But with so many great ice cream shops to...