Over £2 million has been allocated to employers, health and social care providers, social housing residences, community groups, schools and campuses to make it easier and more accessible for more people to cycle.
Melville Housing Association is the new centrepiece of a quiet corner for reflection in the Midlothian village of Gorebridge, thanks to funding from Cycling Scotland’s Social Housing Partnership Fund, and the hard work of a dedicated band of community volunteers.
Cycling Scotland has awarded 12 social housing providers a combined total of more than £267,000 to improve cycling and walking facilities for their residents. More than £1.6million of funding from Transport Scotland has been awarded since the Social Housing Partnership Fund opened in 201
A green fingered couple have teamed up with Melville Housing Association to transform an unloved patch of communal space behind their Penicuik home into a fabulous community garden. Sam and Shona Wilkie, who moved into Melville’s Windsor Lane development in 2013, began the project a little ove
Social housing providers can now apply for grants of up to £25,000 per site to improve cycle parking, storage, shelter and security at their properties. Delivered by Cycling Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, Sustrans Scotland and Living Streets Scot
The first round a fund for registered social landlords in Scotland to encourage more people to walk and cycle for everyday journeys has been oversubscribed, providing funding for 46 projects from 33 social housing providers, a progress report into the initiative has revealed.
Cycling Scotland staff have been getting on their bikes in lockdown to support homeless people in Glasgow. Since April 8, nine staff have been delivering food and essential supplies to homeless people and asylum seekers temporarily housed in Glasgow hotels.
Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly initiative has opened again for applications in 2020, meaning social landlords can apply to the £1.7 million allocation from the Scottish Government which supports more people to cycle.
Families in Foxbar have been given a cycling boost after Paisley Housing Association delivered some pedal power. Twenty four properties in Findhorn Avenue are now sporting high security bike lockers in their back gardens – ideal for encouraging people to get on their bikes.
Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) has received an £8,617 grant from Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly Community Development Fund. The grant will be used to purchase bicycles and equipment and will encourage Glasgow veterans to take to the cycle paths.