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May 2021

May 2021

As summer appears on the horizon we’ve got a bumper issue of this month’s newsletter to give you something to look forward to Bike Week This year Bike Week runs from 30 May – 5th June with the theme of Health & Wellbeing. Bike week celebrates the joys of cycling...

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April 2021

April 2021

We've got loads of great news to share with you this month, so let's get straight into it... Northern Gateway Sports Park The Colchester Northern Gateway Sports Park is opening to the public from Monday 26th April! The new facility features both indoor and outdoor...

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March 2021

March 2021

Spin eScooter Trials Spin eScooter trials have come to Colchester and they’ve now been rolled out across the borough. All you need to ride is a provisional driving license and the Spin app on your phone. The trials are being run as a nationwide pilot scheme to test...

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January 2021

January 2021

Christmas feels like a lifetime ago, but we hope you all had some restful time off and maybe even got out for a ride or two! With another lockdown upon us, don't despair! We've got lots of news from local cycling groups to share with you. Keep local, keep riding, come...

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December 2020

December 2020

Well, what a year it’s been! A lot of us have completely changed the way we live and work, be that working from home or getting used to having partners around the house more. It’s been a great year for cycling too -  with a 63% increase in bike sales over the lockdown...

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November 2020

November 2020

Have your say on the Colchester Future Transport Strategy The strategy examines how the borough's residents, employees and visitors currently travel and where transport investements should be made in the coming years, it also forms the basis for which all future...

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October 2020

October 2020

Fancy a challenge next year? St Helena Hospice have places available in the 60 mile London 2 Cambridge cycle on 25th July 2021. You’ll ride from the White Water Centre in north London to Jesus Green in Cambridge, with the route winding through the peaceful country...

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September 2020

September 2020

Summer may be well and truly over, but Autumn is still a beautiful time to be out and about on your bike. The best news is Wivenhoe Bike Kitchen are open again every Monday 19:00-21:00 and Sunday 14:00-16:00: WBK offers free safety checks at all sessions until...

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August 2020

August 2020

The Stop. Swap. GO! 60 Day Challenge is in full swing! Hundreds of people in Essex have already joined the 60 Day Challenge designed to motivate participants to walk and cycle more. The challenge launched on 1 August and already there is lots of activity on social...

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June 2020 News

June 2020 News

We’ve got updates from Wivenhoe Bike Kitchen, the Colchester Orbital has launched, FREE bikeability training and much more

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