PEDAL POWER

Lancaster District Cycle Recycling, Re-use, and Training Project

Stephen Buchanan Projects Delivery Manager
Celebrating Cycling in our City, Coast & Countryside

Coast & Countryside .AIMS OF THE PROJECT • To improve the quantity and quality of used and reconditioned bicycles available at low cost to people in need in the district. • To reduce the amount of bicycles that ends up in landfill. • To provide quality volunteering and training opportunities for local people aiming to increase employment prospects for some of these people. Celebrating Cycling in our City.

Coast & Countryside . and trikes at low cost • Runs Saturday Cycle Repair Surgery • Delivers training and offers work experience Celebrating Cycling in our City. recycling and training charity) practical projects • Builds re-used cycles. adapted cycles.WHO WE ARE • Pedal Power launched in October 2001 • One of Furniture Matters’ (Lancashire’s largest reuse .

000 bikes from landfill • Trained 295 children in cycling skills and cycle maintenance • Attracted 80 volunteers over three years • Placements for disadvantaged young people • Delivered 169 accredited qualifications • Empowered local people to cycle to school and work • Worked in partnership with over 50 local agencies • Operation Streetwise – delivered cycle safety to over 1000 children in partnership with the Emergency Services Celebrating Cycling in our City. Coast & Countryside .SINCE WE BEGAN • Saved over 3.

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BARRIERS TO CYCLING • Lack of affordable roadworthy cycles • Lack of prior experience • Lack of confidence • Lack of practical cycle maintenance skills Celebrating Cycling in our City. Coast & Countryside .

GET ON YOUR BIKE WITH PEDAL POWER With Cycling England support: • Provision of more low cost cycles • Provide and maintain adapted cycles to hire out • Deliver “How to Ride a Bike” & “Cycling Skills” courses • Led cycle rides • Provide cycle route plans • Deliver training in cycle maintenance & repair to local people • “Doctor Bike Road-show” • Cycle Courier Service • Cycle taxis on Promenade Celebrating Cycling in our City. Coast & Countryside .

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Coast & Countryside .PEDAL POWER TO THE PEOPLE Celebrating Cycling in our City.

Lake Enterprise Park Ladies Walk Caton Road Lancaster 01524 65328 Celebrating Cycling in our City. Coast & Countryside .Stephen Buchanan Tel. 01524 428013 PEDAL POWER Unit 28.

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