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Find out what’s going on in cake escape cafés throughout Essex

Posted 10th June 2017

Cycling Adventures

Have you ever tried to discover new parts of the town you live in? Or escape the city by a completely different route?  In this new short film, cycling legend Mark Beaumont heads out on the National Cycle Network near Scotland&rsqu ... Read more

Posted 6th March 2017

The Big Pedal

The Big Pedal

The Big Pedal is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scootering challenge. It inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school. How it works On each day of the Big Pedal challenge, schoo ... Read more

Posted 4th October 2016

London Mayor accelerates Bike Bridge

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has today pledged to accelerate delivery of a walking and cycling bridge between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf  following Sustrans campaign for a Bike Bridge. As early as 2020, thousands of Londoner ... Read more

Posted 30th September 2016

Volunteer vacancies

Our volunteers carry out a huge range of activities, from looking after the  National Cycle Network , leading rides or walks, helping to transform streets into places for people and volunteering in local schools and universities. W ... Read more

Posted 4th August 2016

Cycle the County with a bit of guidance

This area map shows the National Cycle Network and local routes in this area. It covers the Essex & Thames area of the East of England, including Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea, Basildon, Gravesend and Sheerness. Order a copy using the lin ... Read more

Posted 4th August 2016

The benefits of cycling for children and families

Children love cycling - it's fast and fun, and gives them freedom and independence to get around. And you don’t need to wait until your kids are old enough to ride themselves to start enjoying the benefits of cycling as a family. ... Read more