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Walker on Water rail way

A stretch of the National Cycle Network near Lincoln will be closed between Monday 29 October and Saturday 3 November 2018. Image credit: David Martin

A stretch of the National Cycle Network connecting Washingborough and Lincoln, known as the Water Rail Way, will be closed for five days from Monday 29 October until the morning of Saturday 3 ...
22 October 2018
school children on a dual-use path

The artwork is unveiled by Councillor Sue Waddington and pupils from Glebelands Primary School. Photo courtesy of Leicester City Council

recycled bottle top displays

Artwork made from recycled plastic bottle tops. Made by pupils at Glebelands Primary School. Photo courtesy of Leicester City Council

We've been working with pupils, parents and staff at Glebelands Primary School to create a display on a local dual-use path, Churchbell Way. The artwork aims to encourage more pupils, staff and...
12 October 2018
Children spell out message of support for Clean Air Day

Pupils at Glebelands Primary School in Leicester marking Clean Air Day 2018. Photograph: Leicester City Council

With our help, parents and children at Glebelands Primary School in Leicester marked this year’s Clean Air Day with a street party for the whole community. The road next to the school was closed for...
20 August 2018
two men sit on street kit in Lincoln

Community engagement in Sincil Bank, Lincoln

We've been working with local residents in Sincil Bank, Lincoln to develop new ideas to improve the Sincil Drain watercourse and the spaces that adjoin it. At the end of the process we'll have...
13 July 2018
Maryam Amatullah with year 4 children taking shelter from the rain during a fun cycling session!

Maryam Amatullah with year 4 children taking shelter from the rain during a fun cycling session!

Schools across the country have been taking part in the Big Pedal, our event aimed at getting more young people cycling and scooting to school. In Leicester 18 schools registered to take part in the...
24 May 2018

The Varsity Way

Route details

  • From-to: Oxford to Cambridge
  • Distance: 120-miles
  • Terrain: Mostly flat with some short, steady gradients. Some of the on-road sections can be busy, but most are quiet. 
  • Access: Oxford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge all have well connected train stations. 

Route description

The Mayor of Lincoln gets a closer view of the mosaics

The Mayor of Lincoln gets a closer view of the mosaics

One of the mosaics created by local children which is now on display

One of the mosaics created by local children

We've been working with school children in Lincoln to bring customers a new addition to their local shops! Twelve mosaics designed by local school children are now on permanent display around the...
9 March 2018
donation cheque being handed over to Sustrans

Gwyneth Mc Minn of Sustrans receiving a cheque from Tim Newberry of Cycling UK Lincolnshire

group of Sustrans volunteers at event

Sustrans volunteers at the event on 10 February

Our volunteers in Lincolnshire were thrilled recently to receive a donation of £200 from the Cyclists Touring Club in the county – a group which is part of Cycling UK. The money will be used to help...
19 February 2018

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