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6 May 2014 - 3:41pm
Building bikes, changing lives
Young people and tutors on the BYOB course
Suzanne Forup manages the Bike Club Scotland programme, which enables young people to take up cycling. A recent visit showed her that cycling can help young people in very challenging circumstances..
23 January 2014 - 11:45am
Boathouse Youth Blackpool
Blackpool Boathouse Youth
Back in 2009, the CTC community cycling offering was in its infancy and Boathouse Youth (BHY) was just beginning its work in the deprived community of South Shore, Blackpool, an area which is in the worst 1% of most deprived wards in the country.
4 December 2013 - 11:14am
Downhill legend Steve Peat thrills local children in Sheffield
Steve Peat at Parkwood Springs, Sheffield
Good fortune came to kids from Parkwood Springs when local downhill legend Steve Peat turned up to give them a few tips and ride with them around their local track.
27 November 2013 - 5:49pm
Lancashire Youth Challenge
Lancashire Youth Challenge
A number of organisations working with young people in Lancaster came together with CTC to offer a life-changing cycling experience to a group of young people from deprived areas of the city.
6 November 2013 - 1:22pm
Teenagers become trainers
Bike Club Scotland has developed a Package for 14-16yr olds to introduce them to the world of cycle leadership. 117 new leaders are now working with their club, group or school to help develop cycling as an activity for more young people to access.
10 December 2012 - 3:02pm
Belfast Bike Club gets hundreds of young people cycling.
Tim Edgar mountain biking with Shankill Area Project Bike Club
In just four months, over 400 young people went MTBing with Shankill Area Project Bike Club. The group of youths learnt new skills including basic bike handling to technical MTB skills.
5 October 2012 - 4:29pm
Marlene Julien: Dr Bike
Marlene Julien: Trax Dr Bike and Bike Club Leader
Marlene Julien is a Dr Bike in more ways than one: she is a hospital doctor and is also a keen cyclist who volunteers as a Trax Bike Club leader in her spare time - encouraging women to cycle and learn how to fix their bikes.
2 October 2012 - 5:27pm
Lee Valley Cycle Ability Bike Club Leader Charlie Coates
Charlie Coates (centre) leading a group on the marshes
Charlie Coates is working really hard as a Bike Club Leader at Lee Valley Cycle Ability Bike Club for disabled riders, their families, friends and carers. They have a great selection of adapted bikes at Stonebridge Lock that members can borrow for a lovely relaxing ride along the leafy park paths
30 August 2012 - 2:56pm
Merthyr Tydfil Bike Club video
Young reporters in Merthyr Tydfil in Wales make a video about their Bike Club and why they like cycling.
1 August 2012 - 4:18pm
Dawson Bike Club
cyclist with trailer
Dawson Centre Bike Club in Central Scotland is encouraging families who live in Falkirk to cycle more and learn how to fix up bikes.
2 May 2012 - 5:37pm
Nigel Mansell meets Camden all ability cyclists
Nigel Mansell presents certificates to The Camden Society Bike Club Members
Former World Champion racing driver Nigel Mansell recently presented Bike Club certificates to Andrew Omoding and Fatima, both members of The Camden Society Bike Club for All Abilities.
25 April 2012 - 12:53am
Young people get their hands dirty at Pages Park Youth Scheme
Pages Park Youth Scheme
Pages Park Youth Scheme is run every week in Leighton Buzzard. Discover how volunteers are providing activities for young people.
22 April 2012 - 8:54pm
Merthyr Tydfil Bike Club
Merthyr Tydfil Bike Club
A Transition Bike Club project has been established in Merthyr Tydfil engaging five primary schools as a 'stepping stone' to fully-fledged bike clubs in High School.

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