Tag Archive for 'bicycle'

Marine dredging firm Van Oord has its own bicycles for Guernsey work

June 23rd, 2015 by Richard Lord

It is hard to miss the bright orange bicycles in front of the Guernsey Information Centre in St Peter Port. On first seeing them while traveling along the waterfront one might think that they belong to a new Guernsey cycle hire company. The bicycles have caught the attention of Guernsey’s cycling community because of their […]

Sir Bradley Wiggins said he enjoyed Guernsey and wished to visit again

October 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

(from part 2) Guernsey Police played an important role closing the waterfront to motor vehicles and being on-hand throughout the mornings events until Sir Bradley Wiggins left the area.

Guernsey Foster Care and Adoption Association benefits from Guernsey Post’s 100 mile cycle challenge

June 25th, 2013 by Guernsey Post Ltd.

Seven Guernsey Postmen bicycled 100 miles in Guernsey and Jersey on Saturday 22 June 2013 to raise the profile of the Guernsey Foster Care and Adoption Association (GFCAA) and the need for foster carers on Guernsey. The ambitious team had planned to cycle 80 miles around Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Jersey. However, strong winds forced […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride joy

June 18th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The 11 June 2013 Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride began at North Beach car park in St Peter Port. Ian Harding led the group along St George’s Esplanade, up Elizabeth Avenue and Le Bouet to Pitronnerie Road and La Route du Coutanchez. At a gentle pace but in very quick time the cyclists were […]

PF+A company gives staff financial incentive to not drive alone to work

June 7th, 2013 by PF+A

PF+A employees have traded in their cars and solo trips to work for more sustainable and less polluting alternatives thanks to a new incentive scheme launched by the company. The 14 strong team at the design office in St Peter Port are given £0.50 – £1.00 every time they make their journey to work in […]

Rock to Rocque bike ride raises lots of money for Les Bourgs Hospice

May 30th, 2013 by Heritage Group Ltd

Cyclists were happy when they reached the finish line of the Rock to Rocque bike ride on Sunday 26 May 2013. They were proud of their success as well as having made a valuable contribution to the charity fund for Les Bourgs Hospice. One thousand and fifty cyclists of all ages participated in the Rock […]

Eleanor Foundation successfully ships bicycles destined for Africa

April 9th, 2013 by Richard Lord

On 22 March 2013, bicycles destined for Africa were packed by The Eleanor Foundation volunteers into a twenty foot shipping container. The Eleanor Foundation received donations of over 460 bicycles from Guernsey residents over four weekends in February and March 2013 at Unit 3 of the Braye Road Industrial Estate in Vale. The donations included […]

Guernsey’s direct mail Delivered.GG biking, recycling & offsetting carbon

January 4th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Delivered.GG is a direct mail service company set up by Craig Martel in mid-2012. To make deliveries, Delivered.GG currently uses five branded, bright orange Pashley bicycles, which were purchased through Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop. The sturdy hand built British bicycles can carry up to 16 Kgs in the front box, and have a rear frame […]

Longue Hougue recycling facility extends life of Mont Cuet landfill

October 7th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Longue Hougue Recycling facility off Bulwer Avenue, St Sampson accepts a wide assortment of household items for reuse and recycling. This facility diverts discarded materials from Mont Cuet – the one remaining rapidly filling landfill in Guernsey. The sign at the entrance to the Longue Hougue recycling facility informs the visitor what can be […]

Ian Brown’s 2012 30in30 challenge raises over £60,000 for Les Bourgs

June 16th, 2012 by Ian Brown

The fifth Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop 30in30 Challenge has raised £60,902.25 for Les Bourgs Hospice. The fifty three participants pledged to ride their bicycles for one hour each day for thirty days beginning on 5 May 2012 and ending on the annual Rocque to Rock bicycle ride on 3 June 2012. The riders all wore […]