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Andrew Ritchie left university in 1968 with a degree in Engineering. He first applied this hard-won knowledge in the nascent field of computing but soon realised he preferred the idea of being self-employed and before long, found himself working as a landscape gardener in London.
Common Wheel provides skills and meaningful activity for people with mental health problems – who, in turn, help others. Common Wheel takes donations of old bikes, strips them down, rebuilds them and sells them on.
Key stakeholders in Scotland have set up a technical advisory group for those designing and implementing infrastructure for outdoor access and active travel networks.
To the delight of campaigners, Edinburgh’s status as Scotland’s first bike-friendly city has been assured by the remarkable decision of its council to allocate 5 per cent of the local transport budget to cycling.
A new Mountain Bike Leader Technical Advisory Group has been formed within Scottish Cycling, to direct and support the development and delivery of the Mountain Bike Leader Awards (MBLA) scheme. This move ensures that the Awards are at the core of Scottish Cycling and at the heart of the decision making processes.
Transport Minister Keith Brown has today announced details of more than £30million of funding for sustainable transport.
A 3.5-mile route from Clydebridge to the peak of the Braes is one of 36 climbs featured in a new book, The Cyclist’s Guide to Hill Climbs on Scottish Lowland Roads.