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Groundwork: Pedal Power Back in the Saddle!

by Adam Howarth, Editor
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Groundwork Pedal Power Returns

Groundwork Pedal Power Returns. The all-ability family cycling service charity based at Alyn Waters is open again after being closed for the last four months.

A Traffic-Free Tranquil Environment

Pedal Power is the perfect place to combine fresh air with the perks of cycling. It provides a welcoming place to cycle in a traffic-free, tranquil environment with a wide range of bicycles for everyone from complete beginners to more experienced cyclists.

Peter Kennedy, Pedal Power cycling officer, said: “Pedal Power is delighted to reopen and to welcome customers old and new. We will be open every Wednesday and Friday with sessions by appointment from 10am.

There are bikes available for all abilities, a traffic-free cycle path with bikes available. The cost to hire is only £5 per session. We include helmets in the bike hire although people are welcome to bring their own. Pedal Power certainly can’t wait to have you back.”

Pedal Power offers fun and fresh air for all and encourages participants to take advantage of the family discounts available. For more information, please visit www.cycling4all.org or find us on Facebook. To make a booking, call 01978 757 524 or 07908 325 508.

Groundwork advert June 2021 Pedal Power

Groundwork North Wales

Groundwork North Wales (GNW) works alongside local communities, public bodies, private companies and also other voluntary sector organisations to support communities in need.

GNW supports people facing multiple challenges. These challenges include living in isolation, suffering from significant health issues or having limited employment prospects. Moreover, they also protect those that are vulnerable to the economic and environmental uncertainty of society today. They do this by creating better places and improving people’s opportunities. Groundwork also promotes greener choices through their diverse range of projects and services.

They continue to grow their training offer. This year, for example, saw the development of the Pathways range of courses for those furthest from the job market. These courses provide individuals with entry-level qualifications for sectors such as retail, hospitality, health and social care, childcare and construction. Many participants have gone on to employment, into education or volunteering. All have reported improved self-esteem and confidence due to their achievements.

The need to engage people with their natural surroundings and their environmental impact is more vital than ever. This is especially true with the government having recently declared a “nature emergency”.

We hope you enjoyed our article about “Groundwork Pedal Power Returns”. For more of our articles about the local community, click here. Additionally, for more stories about Wrexham-based charities, click here.

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