North West

Lord Mayor of Manchester, tandem, Fallowfield Loop

The Lord Mayor & consort rode a tandem along the Fallowfield Loop to celebrate the route's new open access for larger bicycles, trailers and wheelchairs. (Image credit: Chris Foster)

Volunteers from our Greater Manchester group had tea and cake with the Lord Mayor and his consort . (Image credit: Ian Barker)

Lots of people on bicycles came along to enjoy the occasion! (Image credit: Ian Barker)

The Lord Mayor of Manchester Carl Austin-Behan and his Consort Simon Austin-Behan rode a tandem along the Fallowfield Loop cycle and walking route this week to highlight the new open barriers along...
29 November 2016
Pokemon  street crossing

Mayor Peter Rooney visited the street crossing while painting was going on

Children voted for the Pokemon and Pac-Man design

Children from Cambridge Road Primary school painted colourful designs inspired by the computer game characters Pac-man and Pokemon to create an eye-catching new road crossing outside their school, as...
10 October 2016
adapted bikes, disabilities, cycling on traffic-free paths

Opening up barriers allows access for larger bikes, including those adapted for disabilities

trailer bikes, access for all

Parents have welcomed the changes as trailer bikes can now access the path

People with disabilities, parents cycling with children, tandem riders, and standard bicycle riders have overwhelmingly welcomed a trial opening of barriers along our Fallowfield Loop, one of Greater...
21 September 2016
Boy cycling along a countryside cycle route.
Sunday 18 September
Our friendly Rangers will lead you on a scenic ride through the lanes and villages of north-east Nottinghamshire to a lunch stop at the newly refurbished Pantry 8020 café in Misterton. Our ride...
Family cycling along the Strawberry Line, National Route 26
Sunday 11 September 2016.
Join us on a gentle heritage bike ride on Sunday 11 September 2016, along quiet rural Cheshire lanes from the dishes at Jodrell Bank to our station at Pickmere and back again. Join us on a gentle...
Group of adults walking through a field.
Wednesday 17 August 2016
Support our Wildlife Champions in the heart of Liverpool on this wonderful family day out, to spot critters and floral delights along our valuable habitat corridor. The overall event will begin at...
flight of the Bikes
31 July 2016
This is a unique chance to ride your bike into the centre of Liverpool on the Churchill Way Flyover, which will be closed to traffic on Sunday 31 July for a Flyover Takeover event with the Friends of...
Handlebards perform Shakespeare on National Cycle Network
30 July 2016
Bicycle-riding theatre company The Handlebards will bring their brilliant all-female version of Romeo and Juliet to our very own Fallowfield Loop cycle route in Manchester as part of a tour to mark...