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Wow – 4,500 drivers trained in Safe Urban Driving!

cyclepathRidewise is celebrating training it’s 4,500th HGV driver as part of its innovative Safe Urban Driving course. The one-day course helps to raise awareness of vulnerable road users – and in particular, awareness of cyclists. In 2014 there were over 21,000 cyclists killed or injured on our roads – and human error is the main contributory […]

Drivetime concert returns – 28th June!

Drivetime Choir 2015 whole choirForget sitting in traffic or commuting home straight from work on 26th June.  There’s only one place to be – at the Drivetime Concert at the Royal Concert Hall. Films, TV, radio, adverts, even video games – classical music is so often the soundtrack to our lives but there’s no better way to experience its […]

Go Ultra Low Nottingham Engagement Day, Old Market Square – 6th May 9am to 5pm

vBusinesses, residents and communities. Find out more about how you can make your next vehicle electric and help improve local air quality. Come to the next Go Ultra Low dealership event on Old Market Square, Saturday 6th May 2017, 9am – 5pm. Old Market Square will be festooned with 100% electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles […]

Make your own adventure with the Broxtowe Family Cycling Quest!

file-page1So, you’re looking for some healthy, free adventure?  Look no further – we’ve got 8 great cycling routes for you to conquer and each has its own quiz that you can only answer as you go around the route.  And, if you’re a Broxtowe resident then you’re eligible for up to four hours of free […]

Visit our new RideWise community cycle centres

cycle centre banner imageWe love cycling and we think we can help you and your family love it too.Our four RideWise Community pop up cycle centres run regular free activities, rides, cycle training, bike repair and events between March and October as well as some winter cycling support events through the late autumn and winter times. Our pop up cycle centres are based at: Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens, The Meadows on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month Lenton Abbey Park, Derby Road on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month Bulwell Forest Recreation Ground, off Hucknall Road on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month King Edward’s Park, Sneinton on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month There’s a regular weekly programme across the city,which includes short guided rides,  cycle instruction and loads of special events such as bike maintenance sessionst hat everyone will enjoy. And,what’s even better is that the project is supported by Nottingham City Council,which means that if you live in Nottingham, it’s completely free! So, at each centrey ou’ll be able to get involved in: One bumper day of activities, each month… Beginners cycling lesson: 10am -11am Improvers cycling lesson: 11am – 12noon Dr. Bike for bike repair: 11am – 12noon Guided ride: 12noon – 1pm Guided walk: 12noon – 2pm And one regular day of activities, each month… Beginners cycling lesson: 10am – 11am Improvers cycling lesson: 11am – 12noon Check out thiscommunity cycle centre planner for the dates and times at each centre. If you’re interested in joining the beginners or improvers cycling lessons then email customerservices@ridewise.org.uk or give us a call for more information.For other activities just turn up and ge tinvolved! And, don’t forget that we can lend you a bike to use at any of our sessions, just let us know in advance.  

Be Bright Be Seen this winter

Cycle-safetyHowever you choose to move around this winter, it’s vital that you’re visible to other road users.  This is particularly important to vulnerable groups like walkers and cyclists. There’s lots of information available to support safe winter cycling and walking.  You can download our RideWise Advice Sheet here.  It gives you lots of tips on how […]

Aviva Community Fund – your votes are needed for a pop up cycle centre in Stapleford!

aviva-community-fund-icon (1)The Sustainable Travel Collective – which is the charity that runs the Big Wheel and RideWise projects – is very excited to be a part of the voting process for the 2017 Aviva Community Fund. The fund provides opportunities for organisations to try to secure money for projects that they feel would make a difference […]

RideWise Community Cycle Centres announced!

cycle centre banner imageThe first two community cycle centres have been announced by RideWise – as AMC Gardens and Lenton Abbey Park.  These two fantastic venues will be the hosts for the RideWise Community Cycle Centres, which will provide cycling and walking support until April 2020. Regular activities will start in Spring 2018 and we’ll bring you news […]

Find out about our work with the Nottingham Refugee Forum

nottingham refugee forumOur sister project - RideWise - is proud to work with the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum, where they regularly provide cycle training support.  We think their cycling achievements are great….and so we wanted to share a few of them with you. During the last year the Forum has provided cycle training through RideWise to refugees, asylum seekers and […]
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