It is almost two years since a couple of people knocked round the idea for rescuing some unwanted and unloved bikes and at the same time trying to encourage more people to enjoy the many benefits of cycling. The progress can be seen on the posts collected on this page of the Lichwheeld website here.
Now the project has it’s own website and along the way has become a constituted group with ten trustees and currently at least a dozen volunteers (more always welcome!). What has been done could easily be achieved in towns and cities the length of the country and by recording what we have done, perhaps others may be inspired to follow.
So now posts about the project will appear on a new Blog page on the Lichfield Re:Cycle website, starting with the story of the family in the photo above who were loaned five bikes so they could cycle together.
Regular updates can be found on the Lichfield Re:Cycle Facebook page too. Word of mouth and social media have really helped spread word about the project and what it can do, putting us in touch with people who have helped the project develop to where it stands now. Here’s to seeing where it goes in the next couple of years.