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Headset, Portland

Name of project / organisation

Headset

Type of organisation

Non profit making association

Address / directions

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy, Weston Road, Portland, Dorset DT52RS

About this project

Headset is a non-profit making association with a steering group and a range of partners including Dorset County Council, Synergy Housing, The Police, The Methodist Church, Rethink, B-Side, The Westham Community Group, and IPACA. It provides affordable bicycle repair, maintenance training and workshop facilities for the local Portland and Weymouth community. Headset has been operating a community based bicycle workshop situated in the grounds of The Royal Manor Campus of IPACA since January 2012. It is currently funded through the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) that Dorset County Council is deploying through to 2015.  This funding supports Headset deliver five objectives, which promote the aspirations of the LSTF and the use of sustainable modes of transport.

Accept bikes donated by the public

Yes. Members of the public can bring bikes they wish to donate to our address above.

Collection service for donated bikes

Yes. Contact us on: 01305 820262 or 07789 435087

What happens to the reconditioned bikes?

Reconditioned bicycles are used for bicycle hire or sold at an affordable price to the local community.

Reconditioned bikes for sale

Yes.

Contact details

01305 820262 or 07789 435087

adawson@ipaca.org.uk  ncoelho@hotmail.co.uk

www.headsetbikes.co.uk

Information confirmed December 2012

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