Tag Archives: Sustrans

Photo of the cycling display at St Sidwells

Exeter Primary School celebrates active travel success

Children and staff from St Sidwell’s C of E Primary School celebrated their Leg it to Lapland win with a visit from four times British Champion trials bike rider Owen Gawthorpe

Posted on: 18 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of pupils campaigning against anti-social parking

Cranbrook Education Campus students act against anti-social parking

Primary pupils from Cranbrook Education Campus (CEC) have staged a silent protest against anti-social parking outside their school gates

Posted on: 3 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Photo of pupils and staff from St Sidwell’s C of E Primary School celebrating winning the Leg it to Lapland challenge with a visit from Santa and his Elves

Devon schools travel to Lapland and back 14 times in the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge

More than 5,800 Devon pupils took part in Sustrans’ Leg it to Lapland winter challenge – racking up over 60,000 virtual miles of active travel – the equivalent of travelling from Devon to Lapland and back again fourteen times

Posted on: 19 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Photo of Santa visiting Exwick Heights

Record number of schools legging it to Lapland to reduce carbon and congestion

More than 5,000 Devon schoolchildren will be taking part in this year’s Leg it to Lapland challenge to encourage pupils to walk, cycle and scoot to school

Posted on: 21 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

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