man and woman riding bikes with young children on a scooter and bike wearing helmets

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
Silsden cycle route, West Yorks

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 Councilors launches One Path on Bristol and Bath Railway Path

Sustrans and Local Councillors launching One Path on Bristol and Bath Railway Path

One Path logo

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...
13 August 2018
people hold National Cycle Network sign displaying budget

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
Children in school playground

Physical activity can increase mental alertness, energy, positive mood and self-esteem, as well as reducing stress and anxiety Photo credit: J Bewley

 School children and parent walk to school on the Bristol to Bath Railway path

Children and young people aged 5 to 18 need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day Photo credit: J Bewley

Children and mother walk to school

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
A man spooning out some ice cream from a tub while sitting on a bike ride

There's no better treat than ice cream when you're out on the National Cycle Network

Bike and parasol with Rossi Ice Cream box

There are plenty of places to stop and enjoy an ice cream during your adventures on foot or bike

Di Meo's ice cream kiosk on the sea front in Whitley Bay

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...
26 April 2019
Cyclist on a protected path

Photo: Livia Lazar ©2017

Commenting on the launch of the UK’s first National Infrastructure Assessment, undertaken by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), Tim Burns, Senior Policy & Partnerships Advisor at...
10 July 2018