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14 Apr 2021

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14 Apr 2021

High streets across England and Wales have witnessed an immediate comeback in footfall as non-essential retailers reopened on Monday for the first time in over three months.

13 Apr 2021

The DfT has announced £18 million for Bikeability cycling proficiency training scheme, which fits in well with Local Bike Shop Day's aims of encouraging children to cycle back to school

9 Apr 2021

The APPGCW's e-scooter trials meeting will take place on 23rd April, and the special event with Jeremy Vine, Isabel Hardman and Peter Walker about their recent book releases will be on 29th...

8 Apr 2021

The latest UK economic data has been significantly better than expected; check out key insights from the new research.

7 Apr 2021

Despite warnings from leading industry bodies the MHCLG have now confirmed that the simplified planning process for retail to residential conversions will be going ahead

7 Apr 2021

Maybe* take a look at how two independent businesses have used social media tactics to drive their businesses forwards.

1 Apr 2021

The National Living Wage will rise 2.2% to £8.91, the equivalent of more than £345 a year for a full-time employee. Increased cash incentives for employers to hire new apprentices also...

31 Mar 2021

ActSmart have created a guidance document for shops that are now reopening after previously closing 

30 Mar 2021

Following a survey completed by IBDs and key members of the cycling industry, there has been a majority agreement that Local Bike Shop Day should one again be delayed to late summer.

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DfT assets to display in-store to encourage walking or cycling to school

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Sback to schooltudents will be returning to schools and colleges from Monday 8th March. Ahead of the return, and throughout the period, the Department for Transport (DfT) are encouraging pupils of all ages, their parents and teachers to walk or cycle to school if they can.

Not only is this a great way to get outdoors and get some fresh air and exercise, it will also help with managing demand on public transport, helping those who need to use it to travel safely.

With IBDs remaining open and continuing to interact with members of the public, we require your help in spreading this message to your customers both online and in-store.

The key message to everyone is:

If you live a short distance from your school, college or university, consider walking or cycling.

There are a range of assets that can be downloaded and used in when promoting this message, such as the infographic below, on the DfT extranet here.

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