Tag: cycling

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CHANGES Cycling for Health Programme for Beginners in Musselburgh

This free six-week programme is supported by trained, friendly and supportive volunteer ride leaders, helping adults who haven’t cycled for some time or those wanting to improve their cycling skills build up their confidence on a bike. All equipment is provided so don’t be put off if you don’t have a bike! The sessions are…
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May 2, 2018 0

ScotRail Alliance launches new £400,000 Cycling Fund

The ScotRail Alliance has launched a £400,000 Cycle Fund, as part of its ongoing commitment to improving access and facilities for cyclists at Scotland’s railway stations.  Over the next four years, £100,000 a year will be made available to local councils and community organisations. This funding will be used to deliver projects which contribute to…
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March 27, 2018 0

ScotRail enhances cycling parking at stations

To mark Cycle To Work Day 2016, ScotRail has announced further significant progress in its continuing programme to expand cycle parking at stations across the network. Since the start of the current franchise, Abellio ScotRail has installed more than 600 additional cycle parking spaces. This is part of the train operator’s wider commitment to encourage…
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September 14, 2016 0

QMU to offer sustainability campus tours during Climate Week 2016

Queen Margaret University in Musselburgh, East Lothian, will be offering special sustainability tours of its campus from 19th – 23rd September as part of its participation in Climate Week 2016. The University’s innovative campus set a new benchmark in sustainable design when it opened in 2007. The tours will allow students, staff and visitors to…
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September 13, 2016 0

Spotlight on…Recharge Bike Project

Local charity, Recharge, has recently launched a bicycle project to promote cycling in the Fa’side area. The bicycle project has been running for several years and was originally set up to upskill young people on bike maintenance. The project was in high demand and has now seen it set up as a social enterprise thanks…
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September 7, 2016 0

Visit East Lothian…by Public Transport!

I love East Lothian but there are parts of the county I haven’t visited because I don’t have a car and public transport can be patchy. Recently, I was in Waverley station and noticed a Visit East Lothian banner prominently displayed at Platform 4 and I found myself pondering how many visitors to Edinburgh take…
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June 14, 2016 0