Community Cycling Fund for London update: grants awarded and second round information
A total of £90,484 has been allocated to community groups and projects throughout London in the first 2008 funding round from the Community Cycle Fund for London (CCfL), provided by Transport for London and the Active Travel Consortium (funded by the Big Lottery Fund) and administered and managed by London Cycling Campaign.
The list of successful bid applications is as follows:
Age Well on Wheels
A project to encourage older people to return to cycle for health with the aim of them moving to use the bike for transport.
Cycletastic at Brent 11 Streets
A May Bank holiday bike event for local residents and community.
Greenwich Cyclists will be creating a cycle club for pupils, parents and staff at Meridian Primary School.
Field End Infant School
This school will be working with parents to introduce safe road cycle training.
Field End Junior School
An after-school maintenance club at a school where cycling is already being promoted, but lack of maintenance skills is stalling cycling.
A fortnightly disabled bike club which will facilitate disability cycle training.
Reaching Children in a Silent World at Signing in Deaf Club
This project will take skills regarding deaf cycling already established at the club to new schools.
Promotion of cycling within the Latin carnival organised by the Latin UK community
Pedal 4 Health
An established project which will use the funding to promote children’s health and wellbeing, focusing on children with health issues such as obesity.
Monks Hill Dr Bikes at the Parish Church Council of St Francis Church, Selsdon
This project will work with estate wardens and the local church to generate an after school club offering maintenance skills and community generation.
Cycling Summer Activity Club at the Black Arts Production Theatre
This project is a partnership between the BAP Theatre and the Rockford Bike Alley. The project will encourage cycling within estates based in South Tottenham.
Hornbeam Bike Festival
This community event will celebrate local cycling activity.
Jewish Women’s Cycling Club
This established project will use the funding to continue and expand their cycling club.
Bike maintenance workshop at Thames Reach/Graham House
This project will use their grant to provide a maintenance workshop for rough sleepers who are in hostel accommodation.
Gear up for Fun and Fitness at EcoLocal
This project aims to provide drop in cycling sessions to the wider community.
On Your Bike by Centre Point
Aims to provide a bike pool for a hostel for homeless young people.
You Can Fix It at Curwen Primary School
This school will be running a bike maintenance project for children aged 7-11.
Cycle training with Croydon Cycling Campaign
This LCC local group will provide cycle training for children under ten in Croydon.
Cycle training with Croydon Contacts
This scheme for young people with disabilities teaches cycle training.
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
This health referral project will use bikes to help people with mental health problems.
Cycle for Life at Albion Kids Show
This mobile play project will work on outreach cycle maintenance and a cycling promotion project.
Winterbourne Cycling Academy with Interlink and Co
This project will provide cycle training provision and pool bikes.
The second round of CCfL funding will open on 4th April, allowing groups to apply for funding for up to £5000 to set up or further develop cycling projects and schemes within their community. For more information and how to apply, please follow the link below or contact Thomas Moulton at LCC on 020 7234 9310.