First public bicycle pumps installed in South Glos

Public bicycle pump at Bitton.

The first free public bicycle pumps have been installed in South Gloucestershire. Two new pumps have been installed on the popular Bristol and Bath Railway Path, with one situated in Bitton and the other in Warmley. These heavy duty public bicycle pumps provide cyclists with a convenient facility to pump up deflated tyres. The pumps are permanent fixtures, bolted to […]

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Tickets on sale now for Downend firework spectacular

Tickets for Bristol’s biggest charity firework display are now available to buy from local outlets. The event, which is taking place on Friday 1st November, has celebrated over 40 years in the city, raising vital funds for charity and drawing crowds from across the south west. Organisers say they expect this year’s display to be another sell out success and […]

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Cycle and pedestrian routes now better than ever

April marks the completion of a range of improvements to three cycle and pedestrian routes across South Gloucestershire, thanks to a grant from the Government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF). A growing number of cyclists are now benefiting from the improvements which build upon the network constructed during the Cycling City project – completing missing links and providing more continuous […]

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Cycling groups angered by MP’s refusal to support Early Day Motion

Local cycling groups have labelled Filton and Bradley Stoke MP Jack Lopresti “a wimp” for not signing an Early Day Motion (EDM) that calls for measures to be taken to make cycling more popular and safer. In reply, Mr Lopresti says the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ EDM has little prospect of achieving anything, adding that he prefers to help the cause […]

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