East of England

Yo Higton with pupils at Castle Newham School in Bedford

Active Schools Officer, Yo Higton, celebrates with pupils from Castle Newham School in Bedford.

Families in Bedford have been taking part in the Big Pedal 2019 – the UK’s largest annual cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. A total of 19 schools in Bedford signed up for this year...
17 April 2019

Office volunteer - Dunstable Hub

Are you passionate about walking and cycling and would like to help people overcome barriers to active travel?

You will be volunteering for Sustrans as part of our partnership work with Travel Choices to enable people to make smarter travel choices for local journeys that involve using the car less.  Sustrans work helps people become more active as a result of walking or cycling for more of their everyday journeys.  This project is targeting the areas of Dunstable, Ampthill, Flitwick and Harlington.

Events volunteer - Dunstable Hub

Are you passionate about walking and cycling and would like to help people overcome barriers to active travel?

You will be volunteering for Sustrans as part of our partnership work with Travel Choices to enable people to make smarter travel choices for local journeys that involve using the car less.  Sustrans work helps people become more active as a result of walking or cycling for more of their everyday journeys.  This project is targeting the areas of Dunstable, Ampthill, Flitwick and Harlington.

Big Pedal 2019

Sustrans Active Travel Officer, Yo Higton, with pupils from Castle Newnham in Bedford ahead of the launch of the Big Pedal 2019.

Families in Bedford are backing this year's Big Pedal competition ahead of its launch next week.  So far 20 schools in Bedford have signed up for the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting...
21 March 2019

Street kit, pictured above, will be used by residents during the project to trial changes to road infrastructure.

We've been commissioned by Essex County Council to deliver a community-led street design project enabling residents living in and around Winstree Road, Colchester, to have a say on how their streets...
7 March 2019
Photo of award presentation at Middleton Primary School, Peterborough, a representative from the school is given award by Sustrans representatives

Gemma Hughes and Eric Schneider presenting the award at Middleton Primary School, Peterborough.

A primary school in Peterborough is celebrating after coming out on top of a bike and scooter challenge that was held in the city between October and December 2018. A total of 364 bikes and 583...
7 January 2019
Woman with grey hair and glasses standing in field by National Cycle Network milepost

“It’s so handy having the traffic-free path so close to my home. I can build exercise into my everyday routine without really thinking about it.”

For former headteacher Penny Kelly, National Cycle Network Route 51 is more than just a connection from Thurston and Bury St Edmunds, it’s a way for her to stay active into her retirement whilst...
2 November 2018
Pupils, teacher and Bicycle officer pose outside school bicycles

Alister Barclay from Sustrans celebrates with teachers and pupils from Fairfield Park Lower School near Stotford, Bedfordshire

We recently presented Fairfield Park Lower School near Stotford, Bedfordshire, with a trophy to celebrate their success in this year’s Big Pedal competition. Fairfield Park finished ahead of over 1,...
25 July 2018

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