A new ‘build your own bike’ (BYOB) course being launched in the New Year by Common Wheel mental health charity, is calling for cycling enthusiasts keen to rebuild their bicycles, and help an award winning community mental health project at the same time.
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“The nation’s cycling infrastructure is in line for a real boost with a new Scottish Government competition designed to encourage more people to cycle for short journeys” Transport Minister Derek Mackay said in Edinburgh today (Thursday 12 November).
The Minister was speaking to over 200 delegates at the Cycling Scotland conference in Edinburgh as he announced details of the new ‘Community Links Plus’ competition for the design and construction of exemplar, on-road, segregated cycle lanes.
Primary 7 pupils from Livingston’s Williamston Primary School have won an activity fuelled day out at the Low Port Centre after clocking up an impressive 84 cycle trips to school during a week-long cycle to school competition run by Cycling Scotland. The competition was part of Cycling Scotland’s Give Everyone Cycle Space campaign which asked drivers to give those travelling by bike enough space when passing.
Thank you for the opportunity to respond to this Committee Inquiry. Cycling Scotland is the nation’s cycling organisation. Working with others, we help create and deliver opportunities and an environment so anyone anywhere in Scotland can cycle easily and safely. Our vision is of a sustainable, inclusive and healthy Scotland where anyone, anywhere can enjoy all the benefits of cycling.