upcoming events

Back for its fifth year, Ride Helen promises to be one of the region’s biggest and best cycling...
You can buy a good second hand refurbished bike from Re-Cycle to help with their fund raising.

Everyone loves the Wivenhoe Trail, but help is needed to keep this stretch of the River Colne...

The main path through Hilly Fields will be closed for resurfacing work.

View previous events

upcoming events

20 September - Beat the Street!


- is turning our Town into a giant, fun, free game for the community!

Beat the Street is coming to Colchester and turning our Town into a giant, fun, free game for the community from 20 September 2017!  

How far can you walk, cycle and run around your area, tapping beat boxes along the way? Can you be part of a winning team?

  • The game runs from 20 September to 8 November 2017

  • Collect and register your card as soon as you can (within two weeks of the start date maximum).  Cards and maps can be collected from various distribution centres and you will need to register online in preparation for the game launch.

  • There are dozens of beat boxes situated on lamp posts around Colchester and Tiptree and each time you tap between two beat boxes from 20 September, 10 points are gained! The more journeys you make, the more points you get!

  • There will also be “lucky taps” with an opportunity to win further prizes throughout the game!

  • You can play individual or you can join a team, either your child’s team or you can form your own team.

 Join in this great opportunity to combine active travel with having fun!

Please share and like this page on Facebook, you can also join our Facebook Group

local riders

Self-confessed petrolhead Ashley Parmenter learned to drive a car before he tried riding a bike at the age of 19. He likes having a car for long journeys but thinks the bike is best for short trips. And learning to cycle has also provided him with some interesting jobs.

More

View previous interviews