North West

Richard with his bike

Richard cycles a nine-mile round trip from Prestwich to Manchester city centre (image credit Livia Lazar)

Richard Bond started cycling to work in middle-age and was pleasantly surprised at how quickly his nine-mile round trip got easier, faster and more enjoyable. While fully expecting his physical...
25 August 2017

Route maintenance volunteer, Chester Millennium Greenway

Are you passionate about the National Cycle Network and would like to help make it easier for people to walk and cycle? We're looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our volunteers and help look after the Chester Millennium Greenway.

Our volunteers in Chester could do with an extra pair of hands helping them look this much-loved route for both people and local wildlife.

Volunteer group co-ordinator, Carlisle

Would you like to help make it easier for people to walk and cycle? We're looking for a volunter group co-ordinator in the Carlisle area to bring together and motivate local volunteers and to co-ordinate the group’s activities.

Carlisle is an important area on the National Cycle Network with National Route 72 (part of Hadrian’s cycle way) and National Route 7 (part of the Reivers route) coming through the city.

Volunteer ranger, West Cumbria

Are you passionate about cycling and would like to help keep your local National Cycle Network route in top condition? We're currently seeking volunteer rangers in West Cumbria to maintain the Network for others to enjoy. 

Our enthusiatic and dedicated volunteers in West Cumbria are looking for an extra pair of helping hands to maintain National Route 72 from Ravenglass to Braystones.

Sustrans Men in Sheds project

The bicycle recycling scheme attracts older men who want to be part of the local community

Volunteers from our Men in Sheds project in Stockport will be fixing bikes at the Lighthouse Centre community garden in Brinnington on Saturday 27 May as part of their work to upcycle unwanted bikes...
22 May 2017
Three volunteers enjoy a break during a task day on the Network
Second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 9:30am - 12pm
Our volunteers do an outstanding job at maintaining the National Cycle Network and we're always looking for extra pairs of hands to help out. Our Kirklees volunteers head to where the cycle paths...
Volunteers and the community during a task day on the Network
First and third Thursdays of the month, 10am - 1pm
Got a spare few hours and want to make a difference in your community? Join our fantastic Fallowfield Loop volunteers and lend a hand with maintaining this iconic greenway for people and wildlife...