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Fife-based LinkLiving receives funding to help young people get on their bikes

LinkLiving has recently been awarded a grant of £2,000 to help start up a Bike Club for young people in Fife. On Tuesday 15 May, a number of staff and service users from LinkLiving visited Halfords Tour Series in Kirkcaldy to officially receive their grant and meet Team UK Youth.
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LinkLiving has recently been awarded a grant of £2,000 to help start up a Bike Club for young people in Fife.

 The funding will allow LinkLiving, part of the Link Group of charitable RSLs and social enterprises, to purchase key cycling equipment such as bikes and helmets to encourage the young people they work with to get involved in cycling activities.

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Young people get their hands dirty at Pages Park Youth Scheme

Pages Park Youth Scheme is run every week in Leighton Buzzard. Discover how volunteers are providing activities for young people.
Pages Park Youth Scheme

Pages Park Youth Scheme launched as a Bike Club on Wednesday 20 October 2010 with bike maintenance workshops. The workshops give young people the opportunity to fix their bikes, as many of the bikes were not road worthy condition.

The workshops provided by Sam Darling of MBRS UK Ltd are deliberately hands-on, giving the young people practical skills needed to regularly maintain their bikes and fix common problems they might face like punctures and brake failures.

Go MTB awards

Go MTB awards
Mountain bike training designed for children and young people, but equally applicable to more mature riders.

When you start your first award (whichever level that might be), you get a handbook to show you how much you have already done, and what the next stages are. This helps record your experiences as well. Each time you complete a full element, or a complete award level, you receive a certificate to go with the satisfaction of success!

Go MTB has five levels, each split into four parts:

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