Cycle seminar this Friday

Previous Cycle Co-op success stories included sourcing extra bikes
Previous Cycle Co-op success stories included sourcing extra bikes

ED’s Cycle Co-op annual seminar takes place this Friday, March 27, from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Bishopbriggs Community Church.

Go along and hear about Good Moves Bishopbriggs, ED’s Cycle Co-op Climate Challenge Funded project to encourage more local low carbon transport journeys.

You’ll hear about the education programmes in nursery and primary schools, from Karen Ballard, using East Dunbartonshire’s Bike Library, to enable pupils to travel to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and other educational destinations with in easy reach by bike, videos available at

Learn about the community programme, with Des Canning speaking about ED’s Bike Service Centre, where the team have been recycling, repairing and servicing, providing low cost access to bikes for the local community and generating employment opportunties.

And the latest project, Youths On Bikes Scheme, in partnership with East Dunbartonshire Voluntary Action (EDVA) and Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), Building Healthier and Happier Communities and the local secondary schools, Aileen Macdonald-Haak;

and the details of the first indoor skatepark in East Dunbartonshire, click to view the promo video.

A spokesman said: ‘‘Please join us for tea, biscuits at registration and some great food before the Q&A session at 12pm.’’