Useful Links

Don’t miss our Facebook group page – new members welcome.

Quick jumps: Official links, General. There’s a separate group action resource page.

Local

Malvern area Electric Bike loan scheme info (part of Transition Malvern Hills/Malvern Hills Car Club). New Feb’22 is an E-bike for Work scheme funded by the district council, for young people needing help to get to work, training or apprenticeship (limited number of bikes available).

See MalvernTrail website for info on bike shops, hire and cycling groups in the area, cycle assistance (including for visually impaired), plus cycling events.

Transition Malvern Hills – practical local action to tackle climate change and build a sustainable community.

Malvern Hills Trail Association (on Facebook) striving towards a sustainable and established trail network, for all.

Open Trail does cycle coaching and more. Based Kidderminster.

Pothole reporting:

Report dangerous driving: Worcestershire and Herefordshire are in West Mercia Police area. As part of Operation Snap, members of the public can report and submit digital footage showing potential traffic offences via a secure online form.

Malvern Town Council.

Malvern Hills District Council.

Worcestershire County Council website section on cycling.

Herefordshire Council cycling pages.

Highway Code for cyclists. Also see The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know from 29 January 2022 – GOV.UK

Mileage rates for tax purposes, if you are paid to cycle on work business.

General

Bikeability The government approved cycle training programme. “It’s about gaining practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s roads.”

CycleScheme Information on getting tax-free, and low cost, bikes through employers.

Cycle Sprog “practical (cycling) advice and recommendations whatever age your child is.”

Cycling UK (previously CTC). A national body for cyclists of all types.

British Cycling A more sports focused national body, but also promoting day-to-day cycling. Plus things like their Ready Set Ride resources – free, quick and easy games to help you teach your child how to pedal.

Sustrans manages the National Cycling Network of routes, amongst other things.

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