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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 […]

Cycle Hubs Christmas Club

  • Date: 16/10/19

You can now save for a new bike with ForwardMotion Cycle Hubs Christmas club. Joining the Christmas club can take the stress out of buying a new bike for Christmas. You can join the Christmas club by putting down a minimum 10% deposit on a new bike or a £10 deposit on a recycled bike. […]

Businesses encouraged to install free bike hangars

  • Date: 10/10/19

ForwardMotion is encouraging businesses in south Essex to install bike hangars for their employees, to help them travel to work more sustainably. The ParkThatBike scheme is part of our wider campaign to get more people out of their cars and using bicycles, walking or public transport. The lockable bike hangars provide weatherproof, secure storage for four cycles […]

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Celebrating a successful Tweed Ride and Belfairs Cycling Festival

  • Date: 24/09/19

ForwardMotion would like to send a big thank you to everyone who attended or was involved in making the Southend Tweed Ride and Belfairs Cycling Festival happen on Sunday, 23 September. Particular thanks go to Essex Wildlife Trust, who jointly organised the Belfairs Cycling Festival. Despite the rain and bad weather, both events were a […]

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ForwardMotion cycling campaign rolls into action

  • Date: 11/09/19

ForwardMotion launched its ‘This Is What A Cyclist Looks Like’ campaign last week. The campaign aims to challenge people’s perceptions of what a ‘real’ cyclist looks like and encourage more people to start travelling by bike around south Essex. The campaign was officially launched at the Cycle County Active County event, which took place at […]


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