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Winter Rides Launch

This snowy season, we will be braving the cold and extending an invitation to you all to join us! Read our newsletter here Wheely Tots Winter Rides  

Walking and talking: Finsbury Park to Green Park

Our latest podcast documents a 6.7 mile walk Rhiannon, David and Lydia went on between Finsbury Park and Green Park. We’re expanding our walking programme, with the launch of Walking Connections, where we’re working with 15 households in Tottenham to use digital tools to explore their local area by foot – so we thought it would […]

To podcast or not to podcast…..

  We’ve started some podcasts and you can find them in a variety of places…..we aim to get them out every few weeks or so. Please keep your suggestions for episodes coming in as we love a good challenge!   The podcasts are inspired by; A Mitchell & Webb sketch that none of us can […]

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 […]