Author Archives: Anna Smith

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The Weekend Greater Manchester’s Bikes Were Revived

On a typically grey and drizzly morning in Stockport, out embarked a team of eclectic cyclists – venturing on their first community cycle club ride. With sparkling freshly trained new Ride Leaders showing us the way we side lined the hectic beginnings of Saturday shopping bumper-to-bumper traffic and disappeared into the lush urban wilderness. A…

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Platt Fields Bike Hub

THE BIG BIKE REVIVAL

Platt Fields Bike Hub were delighted when CTC accepted our proposal to launch a pilot project on their whooping brand new national campaign – introducing, The Big Bike Revival. The “Big Bike Revival” style campaign; is a Department for Transport funded initiative designed to resurface the lives of forgotten bicycles –to repair, rejuvenate and reintroduce…

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HOW TO OPEN A COMMUNITY BIKE PROJECT IN 2 WEEKS, ON A FIVER.

WE had been eagerly awaiting permission to begin the new bike project in Platt Fields Park for some time, so when we were finally given the green light two weeks ago – of course we leapt ahead of ourselves and decided that we’d open up the shutters for bicycle busy splendour before the month was…

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