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Fun Bike Ride – Wednesday 19th June

NBW postcards1 Fun Bike Ride The first event is Wednesday 19th June in the evening… Yes, that’s this coming Wednesday!  We’re meeting from 6pm in Victoria Square.  At 6.30pm we’ll set off for the Middlebrook Valley Trail, destination Bolton Arena.  Waiting for us there will be some refreshments to work off all that exercise.  There [...]

Bolton Alternative Transport – Community Good Life Fair – Sat 15th June

Poster goodlife – A4 web1 Bolton Alternative Transport Bicycle recycling scheme ,good quality bikes,training ,repair and spares 65 Knowsley St Bolton BL1 2AS . 07851936640     open 9 till 5  Tues,Thurs Friday and Saturday   Bike Doctor service at the Community Good Life Fair on Sat 15th June   Time: from 11am to 4pm [...]

Our aims are simple: To promote and develop bicycle use in Bolton. We take donations and try to stop bicycles being scrapped, if we can we will put them back on the road. 65 Knowsley Street, Bolton BL1 2AS Opening Times Tuesday 9:30 – 5:00 Thursday 9:30 – 5:00 Friday  9:30 – 5:00 Saturday 9:30 [...]

Walking and Cycling meeting update – 16th March 2012

Notes from ‘A Sustainable Vision for Bolton’ – Transport The Vision Design roads to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists. Less need for ‘Transport’ because local services are within walking distance. What we can do 2012 to reach the Vision 2026 More community representatives on the cycle forum. More promotion of the Cycle Forum. More bike training [...]

Tackling medium distance journeys with better information

40% of travel might be better planned. Various people getting together to work out the finer details. Forum for the Future has brought together four organisations- AECOM, IBM, The Highways Agency and the RAC Foundation to try and understand why people take medium distance car journeys and how information can be best used to help [...]

A Sustainable Vision for Bolton – 2012-2026

At a recent Transition Town event held on 11 Feb 2012 local people got together and asked themselves.. “What will Bolton Look like in 14 years time – and how will we get there?”   The 14 year view matches Bolton Councils 14 year ‘core strategy and local development framework vision’ for the town. To [...]

Consulting and bicycle planning – want some cycle planning advice?

18 Ways To Know That You Have Bicycle Culture


25% of families with 2 kids have a Cargo bike in Copenhagen