Category Archives: Cycling

New routes to open up for cyclists and walkers

MORE than £350,000 could be spent in East Sussex on temporary schemes for cyclists and walkers.

Work on seven schemes, which include new cycle routes, pavement widening and temporary road closures, will continue after approval from East Sussex County Council’s lead member for transport and environment at today’s meeting (Monday). Continue reading

Cycling and walking schemes submitted to Government

Cllr Claire DowlingSCHEMES to enable more cycling and walking and provide safe space for social distancing as Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease have been submitted to Government.

East Sussex County Council has been allocated £479,000 from the first round of the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund. A second round of funding is expected to be confirmed at a later date. Continue reading

Get on your bike and stay safe in the saddle this summer

Cycling in the forestPEOPLE in East Sussex are being urged to get on their bikes and get fit this summer – and follow some simple tips to stay safe on the road.

East Sussex County Council is backing Our Bikes Our Adventure, a campaign by national cycle training body The Bikeability Trust, which urges people to grab their bike and explore the countryside. Continue reading