The South Leeds Big Bike Fix project has continued to grow and evolve this month. Running since June, the team have now refurbished and donated over 300 bikes back into the local community. Recent highlights have included: a feature on BBC Look North, conversations with others keen to set up
Dozens of volunteers from across south Leeds and beyond pitched in throughout June to collect scores of unwanted bicycles, fix them up, and donate them back into the local community. With lots of people taking the opportunity to ‘declutter’ during lockdown, and lots of others taking the chance to get
Did you see our little good news story about a construction firm supporting The Works’ Christmas bike appeal? What caught my attention was that a construction firm had any bicycles. From the headline I had guessed they might have bought new bikes to donate, or persuaded staff to have a
School kids ‘wheeling for joy’ with free bikes from Halfords Kids from Middleton Primary School in South Leeds were left ‘wheeling for joy’ after receiving 20 free bikes and helmets. The bikes were donated by Halfords to help encourage more children – who may not necessarily have access to bikes
Make the festive season extra special by giving an old bike a new home this Christmas The general public are being asked to donate old bikes that have been outgrown or long forgotten so that they can be given to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, just in time for Christmas.
Join Sky Ride Local for a gentle cycle along the tow path from Thwaite Mills in Stourton to the Royal Armouries Museum on Sunday (7 September 2014). Not cycled for a while and looking for an easy way to get back in the saddle? Fancy a fun way to
Beeston Festival is appealing for people to donate their unwanted bikes to a project that will see them revamped and sold on cheaply. With the Tour de France setting off from Leeds just three weeks later, Beeston Festival has a cycling theme this year. The festival takes place on Saturday