Tag Archives: Cycling

Nearly two thirds of UK teachers want car-free roads outside schools

As 29 Devon schools start the annual Big Pedal challenge to walk, scoot or cycle to school, new figures show that 63% of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during drop off and pick up times

Posted on: 25 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
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Just over two weeks until UK’s biggest cycling, walking and scooting school challenge

Schools are being encouraged to sign up for the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting challenge – the Big Pedal 2019 – which is organised by Sustrans and runs from Monday 25 March to Friday 5 April

Posted on: 8 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Teign Estuary Trail

Teign Estuary Trail proposals to go before Cabinet

Devon County Council’s Cabinet is being asked next week (Wed 13 March) to progress with a planning application for the next section of the Teign Estuary Trail and a strategy to complete gaps in the route

Posted on: 6 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 6 Comments

Devon schools travel to Lapland and back 16 times as part of the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge

Pupils and teachers in Devon clocked up a staggering 66,853 virtual miles of active travel during December’s “Leg it to Lapland” winter challenge

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Support for £1.3 million bridge proposals

Proposals for a £1.3 million pedestrian and cycle bridge over Summer Lane, which will form a key part of a major cycle route in Exeter, have received the support of Devon County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 9 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Street trial event at St Michael’s Church of England Primary Academy

St. Michaels Church of England Primary Academy School pupils have helped to trial temporary changes to the street outside their school as a way of encouraging more people to walk and cycle

Posted on: 4 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Winter is coming! Make sure your workplace is prepared with a FREE Winter Safety box

Travel Devon has 10 FREE winter walking and cycling kits worth £100 available for businesses in Exeter, Newton Abbot and Barnstaple that apply before Thursday 28 February 2019

Posted on: 3 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Consultation planned for next stage of Exeter cycle route

Plans for the next section of the strategic cycle route in Exeter have been drawn up by Devon County Council and will be available to view online from Monday 15 October to Monday 19 November

Posted on: 9 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Consultation on next phase of Newton Abbot cycle path

A consultation starts today (Friday 5 October) on proposals for the next phase of a pedestrian and cycle path being developed in Newton Abbot

Posted on: 5 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Full marks to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School for getting pupils to walk, cycle and scoot to school

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Newton Abbot has received the Sustrans Bronze School Mark award at a special celebration event

Posted on: 16 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment