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More exercise tops list of 2020 New Year resolutions

  • Date: 07/01/20

More exercise tops list of 2020 New Year resolutions, as eco-friendly goals fall by the wayside. Research by ForwardMotion reveals that the most popular New Year’s resolutions for 2020 are to exercise more and eat more healthily, selected by 57% and 54% of people planning to make New Year resolutions. The survey, conducted by YouGov, […]

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Festive Travel challenge congratulations

  • Date: 20/12/19

A huge thank you to everyone who has either taken part in or helped to promote our Festive Travel challenge this month. It has been a hugely successful challenge. Over 50 organisations have encouraged their employees, trainees or students to sign up to the challenge, and more than 40 people have swapped a car journey […]

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Engaging students in school assemblies

  • Date: 20/12/19

The ForwardMotion team has been busy reaching out to students across south Essex this month, speaking at a number of Year 11 school assemblies. Recently, the team spoke to over 100 pupils at The Billericay School in Billericay, which is one of the biggest schools in Essex. Our travel engagement officers used an interactive presentation […]

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New bus to promote sustainable travel to Southend

  • Date: 10/12/19

A special liveried bus is hitting the roads of south Essex to promote Southend as a visitor destination and encourage people to use public transport. The new Arriva bus– which bears the old Southend Transport livery –promotes the Visit Southend website on its sides and ForwardMotion on the back. Unveiled at the Southend Christmas lights […]

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ForwardMotion calls on south Essex residents to take part in Festive Travel Challenge

  • Date: 28/11/19

On Monday, 2 December, we are launching a festive travel challenge to encourage people to try travelling by public transport throughout December. Residents from South Essex could win a £250 prize for completing just one journey on a bus or train which they would have normally travelled by car. To take part, swap one journey […]

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Free bike security marking when you buy a bike in December

  • Date: 28/11/19

ForwardMotion has partnered with online bicycle identification and registration initiative BikeRegister to help protect people’s bikes in south Essex. Staff at our Cycle Hub Thurrock and Cycle Hub Mobile will now be able to register bikes on BikeRegister’s database and mark and protect them using BikeRegsiter’s security kits, giving customers the peace of mind that […]

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Engaging students at Opportunity Thurrock

  • Date: 28/11/19

On Wednesday, 20 November, the ForwardMotion team were at Opportunity Thurrock, a careers and education event attended by over 2,500 students from schools and colleges across Thurrock. Students from Years 8 to 13, who were at the event at the London Cruise Terminal, Tilbury, had the opportunity to speak to our expert travel advisors and […]

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ForwardMotion campaign continues to promote bike travel in south Essex

  • Date: 28/11/19

After officially launching our ‘This Is What A Cyclist Looks Like’ campaign at Landor Links’ Cycle County Active County conference in September, we have continued to roll out our campaign at various outreach events across south Essex. The campaign aims to challenge people’s perceptions of what a ‘real’ cyclist looks like. We created the campaign […]

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Small grants scheme helps fund Kinetika’s T100 Walking Festival

  • Date: 17/10/19

In July 2019, our small grants scheme helped outdoor arts company Kinetika expand their T100 Walking Festival into Southend-on-Sea. Kinetika’s festival comprised of a series of walks across Thurrock, along the Thames Estuary in to Canvey, Southend-on-Sea and over to the Isle of Sheppey and along the North Coast in Kent. ForwardMotion funded the Southend-on-Sea […]

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ForwardMotion travel roadshows hit south Essex

  • Date: 17/10/19

Head over to Southend-on-Sea, Grays and Basildon town centres this month for the chance to watch wheeled sports stunt riders, race your family and friends in a static bike race and receive free, bespoke advice about how to travel differently around south Essex. ForwardMotion’s travel roadshows will be coming to Southend-on-Sea on 26 October, Grays […]


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