Big Bike Revival

Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:31

Big Bike Revival

As social distancing restrictions across England begin to ease, the Big Bike Revival will return to deliver a full programme of events based on fixing bikes, teaching skills and leading bike rides.

The Big Bike Revival programme is for people returning to cycle or those starting as a complete beginner.

It's all about engaging the programme's target audience; people with social, economic and health needs; people from diverse backgrounds; people facing multiple challenges.

Volunteer led-groups, not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises that are rooted in local communities and working to address a range of local needs can apply. Organisations which are experienced in engaging with non-regular cyclists and people in need in terms of social, economic and health deprivation

The focus is fixing bikes, teaching cycle and maintenance skills and taking people on led bike rides on local routes.The delivery period begins on 17 May and lasts until 31 December 2021.

Small grants are available to support the delivery of events.

There are two levels of grant funding available: grants up to £1,500, and grants up to £3,000

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Cycling, Funding, Lead and Organise