Days are getting longer and hopefully the weather will soon be warmer so now could be the time to get your bicycle out of hibernation.
Cycling is a quick and convenient way to get out and about in your local area but it can be very frustrating if you’re unlucky enough to have your bike stolen.
Continue reading Simple steps to avoid getting your bike stolen
Try a gym or swim class for just £1 in Portishead and Nailsea to help kick start a healthy 2019.
Places Leisure, which runs Parish Wharf leisure centre in Portishead and Strode leisure centre in Nailsea, is offering swim and gym classes for just £1 between Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 9 January.
Continue reading Try a gym class for £1!
If you’ve had one too many mince pies already this festive season there are lots of opportunities to stretch your legs and burn off a few calories.
Some of the highlights include… Continue reading Fun ways to burn off the Christmas bloat
Portishead marathon man Ben Smith is heading to America for a mighty new challenge – and you can take up your own endeavour to help support him.
Ben ran 401 marathons in 401 days between 2015 and 2016 and raised more than £330,000 for two anti-bullying charities. Continue reading Portishead marathon man heading to America
Schools across North Somerset are invited to sign up to a new initiative which encourages their pupils to walk to school.
Up to 15 schools in the area can take part in WOW – The Year-Round Walk to School Challenge.
Continue reading Schools needed for walking challenge
Here are the top tips to see the Tour of Britain in person or from the comfort of your own home…
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If seeing the world’s leading cyclists whizzing by inspires you to get on your bike, there are lots of opportunities in North Somerset to get in the saddle.
Cycling brings many benefits to the body, mind and purse…
Continue reading Reaping the health benefits of cycling
Help is at hand to make it easier for you to discover cycling and the health and cost benefits it brings.
Why not ‘try before you buy’ with the Borrow a Bike incentive?
Continue reading Schemes to get you back on the saddle
Clearly signposted cycle routes are an easy way to explore the countryside around North Somerset and further afield.
Better By Bike is the West of England’s one-stop shop for cycling and its route planner function is a great way to plan trips.
Continue reading Follow the signposts to explore the area
Free bike security and information roadshows are taking place across North Somerset this autumn.
During these free events, you can get your bike registered with a security stamp as well as receive advice and information about local cycle routes.
Thanks to the Department for Transport’s Access Fund for Sustainable Travel, marking kits – which usually retail for £19.99 – are being offered for free.
Continue reading Free bike register events