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Life Cycle’s Summer Season of Saturday Sales

Life Cycle will be opening their doors to the public at their workshop in the grounds of Horfield prison on Sat 18th March to kick off their summer season of Saturday sales. The Bike Back…
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Local community project reaches the finals of the National Lottery Good Causes Award

Staff and volunteers at Life Cycle’s bike recycling scheme at Horfield prison are delighted to be recognised for their efforts.  Their Bike Back project has made it through to the finals of the environment category…
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Lynne Fernandes Optometrist Wins Major Award

Local Optometrist, Lynne Fernandes, has been awarded with one of her industry’s biggest accolades. Lynne was presented with the ‘Optometrist of the Year’ trophy in the annual Optician Awards in the presence of over 500…
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Sponsored riders cycle from Pier to Port for Life Cycle UK

Thirty cyclists - some of them blind and cycling on the back of tandems - recently completed a 32 mile sponsored cycle ride from Weston Super Mare Pier to Bristol Suspension Bridge, to raise money…
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Roll up, Roll up for the Refurbished Bike Sale!

Local cycling charity Life Cycle UK will be holding another of its extremely popular refurbished bike sales on Wednesday 9th July, offering anyone without a bike but wanting to get involved with this year’s Bristol…
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Photos from the fabulous North Bristol Art Trail 2013!

It is always a pleasure to take part in the North Bristol Art's Trail and this year did not disappoint! I hope you enjoy a snap-shot of the weekend's event below. There will a more…
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Rediscover the joy of cycling

Silver Cyclists you are invited to rediscover the joy of cycling! Julie Hare from Life Cycle Uk tells us how. Silver Cyclists is a cycling project for people in Bristol who are over fifty five…
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Would you like to volunteer for Bike Back Project?

The Bike Back Project run by the Bristol based cycling charity Life Cycle UK, takes in donated bikes from the public, which are then fully stripped down and rebuilt by prisoners in their workshop situated…
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Bristol charity defeat TV Eggheads to scoop £26,000 prize

A team of volunteers, trustees and staff from Bristol-based charity Life Cycle UK appearing on the BBC2 Quiz show Eggheads this week claimed a stunning victory which has left the charity £26,000 better off. The…
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Family Cycling Event at St Pauls Adventure Playground

Local charity Life Cycle UK will be running its second 'Family Cycling Event' at St Pauls Adventure Playground on Saturday 23rd March, midday to 4pm. The event aims to support families to cycle with their…
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Community Recycling Project seeks keen Bicycle Mechanics

Local charity Life Cycle UK is looking for volunteers with a keen interest in bike mechanics to help out on their bicycle recycling project, based at Horfield Prison. BikeBack is a community bicycle recycling project…
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Local charity bike donation & sale event

Do you have an unused, unwanted or unloved bicycle you don't need anymore? Local charity Life Cycle UK is holding a Bicycle Donation Day at Horfield Prison this Tuesday 29th January, to collect unwanted bikes…
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Adult Cycle Training now free!

Local charity Life Cycle UK's highly successful cycle training programme for adults and children is now free. Thanks to extra funding from Bristol City Council, a one-to-one session with one of Life Cycle’s professional urban…
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Lottery success for Life Cycle UK

Local cycling charity Life Cycle has successfully secured over 300,000 pounds from the Big Lottery Fund to enable it to continue running Bike Back, its bicycle refurbishment project in partnership with HMP Bristol. Bike Back…
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