The Basildon Bike Hub, located in Vange, provide opportunities for volunteering, work experience and training for our back to work schemes, with participants going on to gain employment in Cycle shops and Cycle projects. They train Walk Leaders who volunteer on led walks as well as promoting walking, cycling and jogging as part of their Great Outdoors programme. The Vange Bike Hub is open every Tuesday for repairs and advice.
Witham Boys' Brigade. Tour de Witham, led rides, Bike Dr, maintenance and ride leader training.
Braintree Easy Riders. Maintaining and expanding existing led rides, with partnerships and promotions.
As part of its commitment to Health and Wellbeing and to assist local residents in becoming more healthy and active, Brentwood now has a Cycling Furtherance Group to promote these intentions within the Brentwood Borough. The group, which is answerable to Brentwood’s Health and Wellbeing Board contains many members with an interest in cycling and having work responsibilities in this area such as Essex County Council, Brentwood Borough Council, cycle shops, Trailnet and Active Brentwood. http://www.brentwood.gov.uk/index.php?cid=352
Hadleigh Park has lots of exciting events from National Mountain biking Competitions to family fun days and ranger activities. They also offer a variety of school trips and corporate hire.
Colchester Cycling Campaign promotes utility cycling in and around Colchester and wants to make it easier for people of all ages to ride a bike to work, school, the shops or just to meet friends. We press our councils to provide better infrastructure and conditions for everyday cyclists, with funds coming from public expenditure and companies involved in new developments.
The 2016 Get On Your Bike! leaflet is available to view. Whether you are a beginner or more into sporty cycling, find out about local cycling groups you can ride with and how to get help to fix your bike or boost your confidence to cycle.
Colchester Bike Kitchen and Wivenhoe Bike Kitchen are DIY community bike workshops run by volunteers. In return for a small donation you can use their tools either on your own or under the supervision of their friendly mechanics.
Colchester Borough Council believes that cycling is a great way to travel for business and leisure and more of Colchester's residents, workers and visitors are finding cycling the best choice of travel for some of their journeys. With health, money saving and environmental benefits too, what could be better!
Colchester's Community Safety Partnership is launching a campaign to raise awareness about cycle security. Those shopping, visiting or working in the town centre have a good choice of cycle parking racks with most overlooked by passers-by, shops and CCTV.
Cycle Colchester is a legacy of the Cycle Town 2008–2011 project, keeping the community up to date with what is happening locally to promote and support cycling. Sign up for our monthly newsletter; download local cycling maps showing Colchester's urban cycle routes, paths and quiet roads to help cyclists who want to avoid cycling on larger roads; and check the On Your Bike leaflet for details of local bike clubs and led rides