Entries by wheelytots

April Newsletter: Stolen Bikes Appeal

Dear friend, I hope you and your family are all safe and well. Last weekend I was running our foodbank in Broadwater Farm Estate, Tottenham and found our bike and tool store had been burgled. At least seven bikes and our most valuable tools were taken. Here is the full story. Our fantastic bike mechanic, instructor and […]

Cargo bike food delivery

  Stefan who runs yourbikeproject.uk which has now turned into a Saturday foodbank was helping the local community by delivering boxes of food to local families on the Haringey – Hackney border Just before the video was taken Stefan was asked what he was doing by a passer by who had a 94 year old […]

Bikes for youth project stolen: appeal for information and support

On Saturday, we discovered that at least seven of our adult-sized bikes (pictured above and below) and valuable tools were stolen from our storage space on Broadwater Farm. The bikes and tools are kit for Your Bike Project, our youth-led initiative where we work with 11 to 18 year-olds on Broadwater Farm and Northumberland Park […]

Making connections: Easter Saturday on Broadwater Farm Estate

Just before 10:30am on a glorious Saturday morning, we arrive on Broadwater Farm Estate to meet workers from The Felix Project, who pull up in a van. The Felix Project collects food from supermarkets and suppliers that cannot be sold and distributes it across the capital, ensuring it reaches those who need it most.  We’ve […]

What we’ve been up to

While we’ve paused our regular sessions, we’re working hard to safely provide bikes to families, neighbours and key workers during the coronavirus lockdown. Now more than ever, cycling is an important way to deliver food and essentials to neighbours, as well as helping us feel mentally and physically better with much-needed exercise.  Stefan, session leader […]

Five ways to adventure at home

We’ve taken a few elements from our balance bike sessions and distilled them here for you to do with your family at, or near, your home. Bikes are optional. Have fun! Things you might need: Chalk Paper Pencils or pens A cardboard box Getting ready:  If you have one, do a safety check on your […]

You just can’t make this stuff up…..!

Late last night I received a “no caller ID” calling so I ignored it, bound to be some sales type call…. “No Caller ID” called again….so I thought these people are persistent and ignored it again Third Time – Answered the call.  It was the Police saying they had found our bike!!!!! Totally amazed, in […]

Wheely Tots & COVID-19

This page was last updated 09/06/2020 As of 23rd March, we cancelled all of our weekly toddler sessions until further notice. We’ve also cancelled our Saturday sessions for Your Bike Project. We’re following UK government advice and NHS guidance around COVID-19. The safety and wellbeing of our wider community, session leaders and admin team are […]

The kindness of strangers: people rally as our electric bike is stolen

We’re very sad to share that Wheely Tots’ electric bike, a Cube Cross Pro, was stolen on Monday 16th March on Lordship Rec. We use this bike to transport a trailer of cycles around to sessions for families and  Your Bike Project, our youth-led cycling initiative based in Tottenham. Pictures of the bike are here.  […]

Stolen Bike – any information appreciated

Black  / Blue electric bike stolen (Cube Cross Pro) Around 5pm on Monday 16th March , Lordship Rec,  near Walploe Road entrance , N17 6BD.  The bike was last seen being ridden down Adams Road past the Community Centre. This bike was stolen by 2 young men from Lordship Rec whilst it was being ridden.  […]