ED’s Cycle Festival 2012 is here Today – Sunday 17th June from 2pm to 5pm, we’re sure it’ll be our ‘best ever yet‘. Winner of UK Bike Week Image 2010 & 2011, we want you to be in the winning image for 2012, so come prepared to enter into the spirit of the event…. and come on a bike. We will have all our usual bike type activities and so much more and it’s all FREE: MAOAM goodie bags to [...]
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 [...]
Bishopbriggs BMXer, Christopher Eastwood (aka Katman, 16) formerly of Bishopbriggs Academy, was a winner at the first national BMX competition in Edinburgh’s Transgression Indoor Skate Park, “Snow Ballin’ BMX Jam” at the end of 2011. However, this magnanimous youngster offered all his prizes to stage a local competition at the Bishopriggs Youth BMX Club the following evening, Sunday 11th Dec. Christopher was one of the founders of the Bishopbriggs Youth BMX Club just one year ago. The CTC Bike Club [...]
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 [...]