Cycling East Renfrewshire

Cycling and Sustainable Transport in East Ren

New £390,000 cycle path for Barrhead

A NEW £390,000 cycle link has opened in Barrhead. The new path is a joint project between East Renfrewshire Council, Renfrewshire Council, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) and Sustrans. The new 600-metre pathway, for pedestrians as well as cyclists, runs along Caplehill Road into Renfrewshire’s Brownside Braes. It links onto Renfrewshire’s pedestrian and cycle network,…

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Give Me Cycle Space!

East Renfrewshire is backing the nationwide Give Me Cycle Space campaign. And as part of the programme, primary pupils have been treated to a stunning display of riding from one of the country’s top stunt teams. The Riderz called into Crookfur and Mearns schools to put on a show for around 1,000 children. Give Me…

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Cycle workshop shortlisted for national award

Barrhead Centre’s Melo Velo bike workshop has made the finals of the prestigious Local Government Chronicle awards in the ‘team of the year’ category. Set up by service users at the Barrhead Centre, day centre for adults with additional support needs, the Melo Velo Club is a unique cycle and repair project staffed by adults…

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