Huddersfield Active Travel

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 02:20:00 BST

The Huddersfield Active Travel (HAT) project is organising free walks and bike rides for all staff and students.

The HAT project is part of a nationwide programme (Access 2 Education) initially funded by the Department for Transport (DFT) and delivered by Sustrans and partners including the University of Huddersfield, Kirklees College and Kirklees Council. The project aims to increase sustainable and active travel for staff and students. 

Wednesday Walks (45 minute walk)

Meet at 12.30pm at the Students' Union, Level 5, Student Central

Dates: 20 April, 4 May, 18 May, 1 June

Led Bike rides

Meeting place will vary, please contact Lee Thompson on 07825904161 or by email at:  

Bikes can be provided with notice.

Wednesday 27 April – River Colne tour to Slaithwaite, 10 miles, 5.00 to 7.00pm.

Wednesday 11 May – mid week loop, Spen, Mirfield, Scholes, 13 miles 6.00 to 8.30pm.

Wednesday 25 May – beside the Colne – Slaithwaite, 10 miles, 6.30 to 8.00pm.

Wednesday 1 June – Heckmondwyke – East Bierly, 16 miles, 6.00 to 8.30pm.

Led Bike rides during National Bike Week

Wednesday 15 June – Last of the summer wines tour, Huddersfield, Honley, Holmfirth, 16 miles, 5.00 to 8.00pm.

About Sustrans

Sustrans is the UK's leading sustainable transport charity. Their vision is a world in which people choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment. Every day they are working on practical, innovative ways of dealing with the transport challenges that affect everyone. Staff and students can also get free bike loans, free bike maintenance sessions, free bike checks, free cycle training and loads of freebies.

To find out more visit the Sustrans website or Active Travel website.

Follow them on Facebook and Twitter and get a chance to receive a free gift!

To find out more contact Lee Thompson on 07825904161 or by email:






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