Celebrating the most famous cycle race in the world, Le Tour de France, Wheelbase in West Yorkshire are running their 12th annual Le Tour de Staveley on 14 July, with all proceeds going to Wheels for All.
Running in association with Kendal Cycling Club, riders choose between two routes which start at the Wheelbase store; with a feed station positioned 3/4 at Hare & Hounds Bowland Bridge.
Both routes take in fabulous scenery and famous climbs before finishing with a 2-course dinner served up by the Wilf’s with the days Tour de France action playing on the big screen.
To join in visit Wheelbase.co.uk
Thanks to Saddle Safari, one lucky Marlow resident is hanging up their old road cycle and heading out on a brand new cycle.
The bike shop is enjoying its 25th anniversary and as part of the celebrations they held a raffle to raise money for Marlow Wheels for All. We’re pleased to announce the winner was Marlow resident John Galliven, whose name was pulled out of a hat by 7-year old Lawson — a Marlow Wheels for All regular.
The raffle raised over £3,400 and is part of Saddle Safari’s support for several local charities.
We are now recruiting for a number of sessional staff to help to deliver a well-received inclusive cycling offer for the county of Surrey.
Covering regions: With particular focus in the West of the county (Woking) and in the East of the county (Epsom) with occasional delivery opportunities in other regions of Surrey
Part time hours to support the delivery of the Surrey Wheels for All programme.
Including weekend, evening and weekday activities. Approx.no. of hours between 5 and 12 hours per week. Rate of £10.75 per hour
Cycling Projects is pleased to announce the continued growth of the countywide Surrey Wheels for All programme, and we are keen to take the Wheels for All service to new and existing regions within Surrey. This is an exciting opportunity to join the country’s leading inclusive cycling charity with a strong focus on disability access, health improvement and social inclusion for all ages and abilities.
As Wheels for All sessional staff, you will be responsible for the delivery of the inclusive cycling sessions, engaging with existing participants and welcoming and supporting new participants to Wheels for All across Surrey. Initially this is a funded programme through to March 2021 with funding and investment from council partners and contributions from exiting participants and partners.
You will be a highly motivated individual with experience of working across a broad section of partners. You will ideally have experience of delivering community projects and had experience of working with people of all abilities/or previously worked for a charity. You will be enthusiastic, driven, well organised and able to embrace cycling as a credible and beneficial activity for people regardless of their ability.
Essentially, we want you to be a part of a solid movement of inclusive cycling activities across all regions of the county of Surrey. You will be part of an effective and exciting movement of bringing cycling to people across many locations regardless of their ability.
Application deadline is Tuesday 12th June 5pm 2018.
Interviews will be held week commencing 18th June 2018.
To apply, please request an application pack and return the application form along with your covering letter & email to email@example.com
Job-Description Surrey WFA Sessional staff (Word file)
The launch of Cycling Projects North Wales Wheels for All was a great success.
Thanks to funding from the Steve Morgan Foundation, Cycling Projects is able to set up Wheels for All centres across Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy and potentially Gwynedd. The settings will be a mix of local parks, cycle greenways and athletics tracks, safe spaces for those trying cycling for the first time or returning after a long period away.
Find a Wheels for All or Pedal Away centre local to you on our interactive map.
Below are some photos taken on the day.
Cycling Projects, the national inclusive cycling charity, is pleased to announce the launch of the North Wales Wheels for All on 21st February in Prestatyn.
Wheels for All enables children and adults with disabilities or differing needs to enjoy the benefits of cycling regularly in a safe, sociable environment using a range of specially adapted bikes supported by experienced staff and trained volunteers.
A drop in event will take place on Wednesday 21st February between 11am to 3pm at Alive Church, 200 Victoria Road, Prestatyn LL19 7TL. Tricycles, hand cycles, side by sides and bikes for wheelchair users will be available to try out. No need to book.
The charity, Cycling Projects has secured funding from the Steve Morgan Foundation to set up Wheels for All centres over the next three years across Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy and potentially Gwynedd. The settings will be a mix of local parks, cycle greenways and athletics tracks, safe spaces for those trying cycling for the first time or returning after a long period away perhaps due to limiting health conditions.
New project co-ordinator, Janet Gregory, is working closely with occupational therapists, sports development, local council and healthcare staff.
“This is a fantastic opportunity to extend the 50+ Wheels for All centres already running successfully. We welcome the involvement of individuals, groups and families. If you would like to find out more, perhaps train as a volunteer, donate a bike, fundraise for us then please do get in touch with me.”
Janet Gregory, Wheels for All Co-ordinator North Wales: firstname.lastname@example.org 0746 914 8247
Steve Morgan Foundation: https://stevemorganfoundation.org.uk/
Founded in 2001 by Steve Morgan CBE, to support projects that help children and families, people with physical or learning disabilities, the elderly, or those that are socially disadvantaged in North Wales, Merseyside, Cheshire and North Shropshire.