Contact Person

Andrew Thorp

Organisation Address

United Kingdom

Cycling UK's support for Gateshead groups and organisations. 

Cycling UK is:

  • Offering groups and organisations (those currently offering cycling or those wanting to deliver activities) the opportunity to become a Community Club. Groups becoming a Community Club will be eligible for funding to buy in the equipment and training to get there cycling projects started.
  • Advise and help groups/ organisations deliver their cycling activities (e.g. set out training needed for volunteers, and source these courses)
  • Able to plan large cycle participation events with groups
  • Assisting with bike training, bike skills, learn to ride, planning cycle rides (with over 4 years as a trained cycle ride leader and training delivery)
  • Helping groups/ organisations secure funding to support and extend their cycling activities
  • Offering nationally accredited Cycling UK courses (e.g. Ride Leader courses)
  • Helping groups and organisations tackle barriers to participation in cycling, at all levels (e.g. access to all-ability bikes for people with disabilities)
  • Promoting and supporting groups activities on a national and local level – linking groups to a regional network of cycling groups

If you want to start or deliver more cycling for your community, then get in touch with Andrew!

Contact: Andrew Thorp, Cycling Development Officer, Cycling UK, 07831 863770,      Web:  

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