Bikeability training for all returners to cycling

Bikeability training for all returners to cycling

We have been taking “returners” through training with Kate Wylie from Colne Valley Cycle Therapy CIC. This is one part of testing of our e-bike hire systems as we prepare for the e-bike loan/hire schemes going live. We are planning schemes for employers and for a...
EPIKs e-bike hire/loan scheme is live

EPIKs e-bike hire/loan scheme is live

EPIKs e-bike hire/loan scheme is live. Prior to taking on an electric bike on a loan of up to four weeks, our “returners” to cycling have all undertaking Bikeability training sessions with Kate Wylie of Colne Valley Cycle Therapy CIC. In April and May we are testing...
e-bike hire/loan scheme latest

e-bike hire/loan scheme latest

EPIKs kicked off the planned e-bike hire/loan scheme at Easter. Director Ali Stopher had a training session with Kate Wylie of Colne Valley Cycle Therapy CIC. In April and May we are testing of our systems, working with Manchester Bike Hire @McrBikeHire and Experience...
Volunteer Engagement Post

Volunteer Engagement Post

EPIKs is recruiting now for a Volunteer Engagement officer. Do you have a passion for engaging, training and empowering individuals to volunteer? Can you help us to develop a strong volunteer team, which supports our work to involve volunteers in practical...
3 Valleys Nature Park news

3 Valleys Nature Park news

Significant interest is being shown in the 3 Valleys Nature Park. This follows the production of a prospectus by a consortium of statutory and voluntary organisations, who are to meet on 12th February to discuss the next steps. The priority is to undertake an audit of...
Framing Nature – Conservation and Culture

Framing Nature – Conservation and Culture

River Home Connections on line talk. 25th February at 19.00 Laurence Rose is a conservationist and writer based near Holmfirth.  His latest book, Framing Nature – conservation and culture was published in the Autumn and he is already planning his next one. ...
Crowdfunding and Match it!

Crowdfunding and Match it!

We raised £8225 through crowdfunding. We did it with the help of our friends and supporters – thank you. With the support of Kirklees One Community this amount will be doubled through Match it! This funding will provide a real boost to our plans to expand...
Working with S2R at Snow Island

Working with S2R at Snow Island

Greenstreams volunteer sessions have restarted in earnest, having been stopped several times as a result of restrictions imposed by the pandemic. In December we started work in partnership with S2R (Support to Recovery) at Snow Island. The wildflower meadow was in...
Kirklees Cycling Network

Kirklees Cycling Network

A revised Active Travel strategy was presented by Tim Lawrence (Transport Strategy & Policy Manager) to the Kirklees Scrutiny Committee (Economy & Neighbourhoods) on 8th December.  It summarises existing and planned projects to extend the Greenways...