Wester Cleddens pupils invited guest to Westminster reception. Local cycling enthusiasts Calum Aitken (9) and Kieran Ballard (9) from Wester Cleddens Primary School were invited to Westminster, London on Monday 14th May, in recognition of their continued efforts to travel sustainably to school, as guests of ED’s Cycle Co-op. They are pictured here by Big Ben at Westminster.
Yesterday (22nd May 2012) Strathkelvin and Bearsden MSP Fiona McLeod took part in the initial discussions to establish a Cross Party Group on Cycling in the Scottish Parliament. We would like to thank Fiona for continuing to ensure that cycling remains on the agenda in the Scottish Parliament and within the Scottish Government. Fiona also recently spoke about the impact of the efforts of ED’s Cycle Co-op during Scottish Green MSP Alison Johnstone’s debate on 29th March 2012. You can see [...]
On a rather blustery Friday morning in March (9th), Mark Stephen from BBC Radio Scotland Out of Doors joined Wester Cledden’s Primary P7 pupils on one of East Dunbartonshire’s Cycle Co-operative expedition rides. The bike ride was a journey through time, going back in history along the Forth & Clyde Canal, but crucially linked to the topic they’d been researching as part of the Curriculum for Excellence. Mark, pictured here taking a ride in one of ED’s Cycle Co-op cargo [...]
National campaigner Rod King, founder of ‘20s plenty for us‘ and 2012 Directory of Social Change Influencer of the Year runner up will speak at this years ED’s Cycle Co-op Annual Seminar at the Bishopbriggs Community Church this Friday (27 Jan.) . Following the success of the 2011 event, there has been a great deal of progress to report back, icluding Bishopbriggs achievement to become the first town in Scotland to have all our primary schools receive the Cycling Scotland [...]
Today (Thur. 19th May 2011), Bishopbriggs become the first town in Scotland, where all the primary schools have made the grade for Cycling Scotland’s Cycle Friendly School Award. To celebrate, Christopher Eastwood (aka Katman) soared over Michael McLauglin, Head Teacher of St. Matthew’s Primary School, which was the first to achieve the award just under two years ago. Michael’s leadership was instrumental in brining on board the other six local primary schools. You can see Katman soar over Michael at [...]
The video of our Baldernock Cycle Festival has been edited and posted up on our YouTube channel, check out Danny MacAskill, The Clan and most of Baldernock out on their bikes for a fantastic Cycle Festival. We’re you there?…see if your in the video. Thanks again to everyone who made it such a successful day. We hope to see you at our next Cycle Festival on Sunday 19th June from 1pm at Etive Park, Bishopbriggs. Don’t forget your bike!
Following two years of community cycling initiatives, East Dunbartonshire’s Cycle Co-operative get the green light for impact. External consultants SISTech carried out an online evaluation of our programmes, which were overwhelming rated very highly by those who took part, the full report can be downloaded here. We would like to congratulate the winner of our online survey competition, Siobhain McHugh. Siobhain won a gift voucher for bike equipment worth £50. A selection of the comments received following the survey can [...]
ED’s Cycle Co-op were delighted to have Danny MacAskill headline with The Clan at the Baldernock Spring Cycle Festival on Saturday 26th March 2011. We also had our own Baldernock supergran in Ros Jarvis, cycling LeJog. The crowd came from all around Glasgow and Stirling and there was even a Park ‘n’ Ride led from Baldernock Primary and Turnbull High Schools. More images here. Danny took part in The Clan stunt show, signed hundereds of autographs and even took part [...]
Baldernock Cycle Festival, Sat. 26th March from 1pm to 5pm Come and see The Clan, the UK most extreme cycle stunt team in action at Solid Rock Cycles, Balmore, East Dunbartonshire, just a short drive out of Glasgow. This is a Cut The Carbon Baldernock event in association with ED’s Cycle Co-op, winner of the UK Bike Week Cycle Festival Image of 2010. There will be races, Dr. Bike and a whole host more, so it will be another festival [...]
Published on Tue Jan 25 12:09:32 GMT 2011 A SPECIAL bike scheme in Bishopbriggs is proving to be streets ahead. Since it began in May 2009 East Dunbartonshire’s Cycle Co-operative has encouraged people across Bishopbriggs to take up cycling and it now hopes to expand its work, which includes providing cycle training, maintenance and guided rides, in 2011. The idea for the co-op came to founder Mark Kiehlmann in August 2008 as he helped his son Patrick ride to school. [...]