Get on your bike with Shropshire Cycle Hub

Through August and September, several free cycling events are taking place for people who live in Ketley Bank, Oakengates and St Georges.

Get on your bike with Shropshire Cycle Hub

Experienced staff and volunteers from the Shropshire Cycle Hub are organising the events. 

People can come along to learn about all things cycling, discover new routes, join in cycle rides, or get advice on buying a safe second-hand bike. 

Qualified mechanics will help you get your bike back on the road and teach you basic bike maintenance skills too. 

Events are taking place at:

• The Wakes, Theatre Square, TF2 6EP

Wednesday 16 August 2023, 2 – 5pm

Saturday 19 August 2023, 10am - 2pm

Saturday 16 September 2023 as part of Oakengates High Street celebrations.

• St George’s Sports and Social Club, Church Street, TF2 9LU

Wednesday 23 August 2023, 2 – 5pm

Saturday 26 August 2023, 10am – 2pm.

• Ketley Bank Playing Fields, Off Bank Way, TF2 0EB 

Saturday 2 September 2023, 10am – 2pm.

The events have been organised as part of the KOG Community Cycle Project, a partnership involving Telford & Wrekin Council, Energize and Shropshire Cycle Hub.

Cllr Kelly Middleton (Lab), Cabinet Member for Leisure, Public Health and Wellbeing, Equalities and Partnerships, said: 

"The volunteers at these events are all friendly experts, full of local knowledge.

"It makes each of these events the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to get back into cycling or to try it.

"We are delighted to help play a part in this project and to encourage people's love for cycling, as a way to keep people healthy physically and mentally.” 

There is no need to book an event. People can email or call 07485212320 to find out more.

A full list of the events can be found on Telford & Wrekin Council’s website, just search online for KOG Community Cycling Project.