Cycling stories

NHS Worker Fund

NHS Worker Fund

In response to the pandemic, we have created the Cycling Friendly NHS Worker Fund to support key workers access a bike.

nextbike Stirling

nextbike Stirling

We have helped Stirling residents to get around on bikes for free during Covid-19.

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Healthcare workers in Dumfries & Galloway are cycling to work thanks to support through bike loans, bike maintenance help and free equipment.

NHS Borders

NHS Borders

Staff working for NHS Borders are now able to cycle to work thanks to support through bikes, locks and lights. 

Highland Home Carers

Highland Home Carers

Access to bikes allowed staff to do home visits and deliveries during Covid-19 in a healthy and sustainable way, helping the older and most vulnerable.

Kirsty

Kirsty

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, she has been getting to work as a care assistant on an ebike borrowed from Blackhill on Bikes, a project in her local area.

Lorna

Lorna

Lorna decided to get out her old bike that had been gathering dust in the garage and join her family for her first bike ride in nearly a decade.

Gillian

Gillian

Gillian, a teacher in Ayrshire, hadn't been on a bike since she was a teenager. Once the Covid-19 lockdown came into force, she's been cycling regularly to keep her body and mind healthy.

Simon Community

Simon Community

During Covid-19, the Cycling Scotland team, based in Edinburgh and Glasgow, have been volunteering their time and energy to support vulnerable people across the country.

Life Changes Trust

Life Changes Trust

We've allocated £10,000 from the Cycling Friendly Community development fund to support carers purchase bikes and cycling equipment to help them get through this difficult time.