North East

Stockton hub opening.

Credit: Stockton Council

Our new cycling and walking centre, which offers everything from free bike parking to guided rides and walks, has opened on Stockton High Street. ‘The Hub’ has relocated from Bridge Street to the...
18 March 2019
Sustrans volunteers created a bee mural

Our volunteers created a bee mural alongside route 68 and overlooking the A69. PHOTO: Hexham Courant

Our volunteers have created a giant bee on the embankment of cycle and walking route 68 to highlight the path’s importance for wildlife. Volunteers worked with artist Bruce Parker over three workdays...
19 February 2019
Carol Attewell is Sustrans volunteer on the Beamish to Washington route

Carol Attewell volunteers on the Beamish to Washington stretch of the C2C

volunteers digging ground to sow seeds

Bob Sorley with some of the volunteers who maintain the Consett to Beamish section. Here they were preparing ground for sowing wild flower seeds at Annfield Plain.

Children’s toys, bikes and scooters, as well as Christmas decorations, were amongst an estimated 955 bags of litter collected by our volunteers on cycle routes in County Durham, Gateshead and...
5 February 2019
Five adults with mountain bikes and one child, all wearing helmets apart from man in cap to far right

Gary Dawes (far right) rides a hybrid Moulton bike: “They’re a bit Marmite”

Gary Dawes, 53, is an IT specialist for health services in County Durham. Here he tells us how he has always enjoyed cycling and how five years ago he took up riding his bike to work to try and lose...
6 November 2018
cyclists on Hadrian's Cycleway study map

The new funding for Hadrian's Cycleway will help create links between local attractions and businesses and the cycle route. Photo: Vicki Deritis/Sustrans

Cyclists on Hadrians Cycleway

Over 160,000 people a year use the 174 mile (National Cycle Network route 72) cycle and walking route

We are delighted to have won £48,362 from Solway, Border and Eden LEADER to improve the popular Hadrian’s Cycleway in Cumbria for tourists and local people. Over 160,000 people a year use the 174...
17 September 2018
Every Thursday, 10am – 1:30pm, all year round
Join our friendly trained ride leaders for a cycle ride around Stockton-on-Tees, and build your confidence on a bike, explore the town and increase your fitness all in one go! Our “Pedal-on” rides...

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