On your bike!
As the weather warms up and summer stretches out before us, our minds turn to sunny days and lighter evenings.
We might not always get what we hope for, but we can make the most of the sun when it comes out by getting our bikes out of the shed, giving them a dust down and getting out and about in the countryside.
Cycling is also a very environmentally friendly way to travel and gives us a way of seeing parts of the countryside that we wouldn’t be able to, sat in our cars on the motorway.
So why not check out Britain’s cycle network by visiting the Sustrans website and taking a look at the National Cycle Network maps.
You could also consider cycling to work.
Not got a bike? Why not check out the Cycle to Work scheme.
Funded by the Government’s Green Transport Initiative, the Cycle to Work scheme allows employees to purchase a bike and cycling equipment and pay for it in instalments via their wages.
Here at DSN we operate the Cycle to Work scheme which has been taken up by a few members of staff. Read more about staff who cycle in our Winter 2012 newsletter.
Wherever you go on your bike this summer, a cycling helmet and bell are essential kit. A picnic is optional :)
0808 208 2440
Take the Lead - A Guide to Welcoming Customers with Assistance Dogs - The Equality & Human Rights Commi... »
WHOLE SYSTEM HEALTH AND SOCIAL INTERMEDIATE CARE WORKSHOPS - NHS South Cheshire and NHS Vale Royal... »
Volunteering Award for DSN Volunteering Team - &n... »
Have you thought about becoming a Lipreading Teacher? - There are about 10 million people liv... »
Free Lipreading Courses in Crewe - FREE Lip Reading Classes at Deafness ... »
FREE Lip Reading Classes - FREE Lip Reading Classes at Deafness ... »
DSN Newsletter - Spring 2013 (Edition 7) - View the latest news & views... »
Information on Hate Crime Available in BSL - True Vision have produced information... »
Sponsor our Runners at the Wilmslow Half Marathon - We are delighted that several people ... »
Together everyone in Cheshire East save on energy bills. - You and your friends and family can s... »
Copyright © 2011 Deafness Support Network
Registered Charity No. 506791 / Company Registration 1323762