Space for Heaton

Meet the newly formed SPACE for Heaton (www.spaceforheaton.com). This short video is an introduction and a call to arms for all residents of the Heaton/High Heaton area who are interested in joining the new community group campaigning for a better environment for all. You can sign up to get news and updates on their website. Hold the Oscars. SPACE for Heaton *THE MOVIE* is here… Hold the Oscars. SPACE for Heaton *THE MOVIE* is here… pic.twitter.com/iyp9D1vv72 — SPACE for Heaton (@SPACEforHeaton) February 12, 2018  

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Our partners – Beauty and the Bike

Why do British girls stop cycling? When in cycling-friendly countries the bicycle is a central part of life for most young women. Beauty and the Bike aims to show why – and work with cycling advocates around the world to make urban cycling attractive. You may recall that we recently had the chance to work with Richard Grassick – the filmmaker behind the Beauty and the Bike camera. The product of our cooperation is this short film about Newcycling, its people and their dreams and wishes for the city of Newcastle https://newcycling.org/video-who-we-are-and-what-we-do/ A short introduction to Beauty and the Bike[…]

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Can you help Tom?

This is a guest blog by Tom Maskell, a PhD student in Digital Civics at Newcastle University. Tom’s research looks at how technology can help cyclists collect data and make the case for better conditions for cycling. There is an appeal for participants to take part in a trial of our technology, Spokespeople, at the end of the article.  Make yourself a cup of coffee and enjoy the reading! I was well into my twenties before I bought a bike that wasn’t a bmx. I only bought it because one evening in the pub a friend and I decided it[…]

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Thumbs up to North Tyneside Cycling Campaign

Our sister Campaign in North Tyneside has been getting organised over the last few months and to kickstart a campaign focused on the borough has launched a 2016 Petition: “We believe that North Tyneside needs to do more to make using a bike for short trips the obvious, safe, and convenient choice for its residents. Fundamentally, this means building a network of cycle routes across the borough which are suitable for all from age 8-88 years old, and connect residential areas, town centres, and major centres of employment.”   Sign here: https://northtynesidecyclecampaign.wordpress.com/   A local resident explains: “I run a business[…]

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Recyke Y’Bike is looking for a new General Manager

Recyke y’bike – Charity, Social Enterprise and Community Interest Company Main Office – Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne Job Purpose: To manage the operation and development of Recyke Y’Bike in line with its business plan, while maintaining its ethos and environmental vision. This is an opportunity for a committed manager to build on our recent achievements and help Trustees steer the charity through a crucial and exciting period in its development. Recyke y’ bike is a highly successful charity and social enterprise which has grown steadily over its 10 years of operation to play a key role in sustainable transport in[…]

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Help! Do you work at one of these top businesses?

Newcastle Businesses #ChooseCycling – your help needed British Cycling have set up a new national business network called #ChooseCycling and we at Newcycling would like to see Newcastle-based big businesses to join in. Working with British Cycling we have drafted an invitation letter [pdf] but your help is needed to get this out to the right people. The list of businesses qualifying to enter the #ChooseCycling the network is below. According to The Journal Top 200 NE Businesses Supplement these companies have headquarters in Newcastle and all have 500 or more employees – qualifying for British Cycling’s #ChooseCycling network. What can you[…]

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Recyke Y Bike is looking for volunteers and bicycles

NewCycling is proud to have many partners: corporate sponsors, national organisations, and local groups. The list is too long to name them all here but you can have a look here on our website. Some of them have been supporting us since the Campaign was established in 2010 and others have linked up more recently. In the mix there are cycling related groups as well as campaigning organisations. Together we are asking for changes for a better future and lobbying for a transport transition, a more sustainable and people-friendly city and region.  Under partner’s news, you’ll get to find out more about them and what[…]

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