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What’s new: Focus on cycling

It’s been another busy month for the ForwardMotion cycle team. With the wind behind us (quite literally), we’ve been out and about organising community bike rides, setting up Dr Bike events and promoting our Bespoke cycle training. You can keep up to date with all things ForwardMotion by following us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. […]

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Bicycles and bagels: Active Travel Roadshows hit south Essex

This spring, you have a chance to win some fantastic prizes, challenge your family and friends to a static bike race and have a go on a smoothie-making bike. Simply head down to your local town centre to join in the fun! Our Active Travel Roadshows will be more than just exciting activities and free […]

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ForwardMotion supports #OneInAMillion campaign

ForwardMotion is supporting British Cycling’s #OneInAMillion campaign, which aims to encourage more women to cycle. Statistics show that only 31% of women in Britain currently cycle regularly, with 64% of women saying they don’t feel confident cycling on the roads. This is something we are keen to address. Our Bespoke cycle training provides tailored sessions […]

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ForwardMotion Grant Scheme

If your voluntary or community or not for profit organisation is looking for funding to support people cycling, walking and using public transport, then ForwardMotion may be able to help. ForwardMotion is a new initiative to encourage people to think differently about the way they travel around south Essex. The goal is to reduce reliance […]

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Active 10 travel challenge congratulations

Thank you to everyone who took part in our Active 10 travel challenge in September and October. We are still collecting the figures for the total number of participants, but it is already looking like a hugely successful travel challenge, with lots of people across south Essex adding a brisk 10-minute walk to their daily […]

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Southend’s annual tweed ride

On a sunny afternoon (Sunday 16 September), over 50 people gathered at Belfairs Woodland Centre in Southend-on-Sea for the annual Tweed Ride. They arrived in style, wearing their best tweed attire and cycling on vintage bikes. There was a great atmosphere from the start. For some it was their first Tweed ride, for others they […]

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Free bike storage for employers

Free bike storage is being offered to employers across south Essex in an effort to encourage more people to cycle to work. The scheme is part of the South Essex Active Travel initiative (SEAT). An example of the free storage on offer is a bike hangar, which provides secure, weatherproof storage for up to four […]


Travel Update

Road disruptions planned across south Essex

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