Bikes for Bairns

We're cycling over 300 miles to Dublin!! To raise money to buy childrens bikes, baby-seats on adult bikes and giraffes (bikes attached to Bikes) so our young people can run bike rides and skills/safety sessions in schools and the community - please sponsor us!

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 May 2010 to 12:00 AM, 1 September 2010




  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Sports/RecreationSports/Recreation




Ill health, lack of confidence, lack of resources for many parents in the area means to few people cycle on their own, with their child or children. Most parents don't have the knowledge on how to maintain bikes or carry out simple repairs. Cycling isn't seen by many as the enjoyable, healthy and practicle pastime or form of transport that it potentially can be


By providing safety sessions in schools and the local communities By providing 'skills' and confidence building sessions in schools and the community By making cycling fun and accessible through group cycling trips By enabling community groups, familiies and young children to borrow bikes and have good, clear, friendly instruction and support.