Southport Reporter Online Newspaper for Merseyside
Southport and Mersey Reporter- Your online only weekly Newspaper.
Your Online Newspaper for the Merseyside Area.

Click on to see our Twitter Feed.  Click on to see our Facebook Page.  Click on to follow our LinkedIn Profile.  This website is licence to carry news from Vamphire.com and UK Press Photography. 


Latest Edition Archive Shop Order Photos Help Group Hub

 

Click here to access your advert administration page.
Advertisers  Admin
 

Click here to get seen in our 'Business Index' and also to get on our banner system oppersite and pay online today via 'Pay Pal'...!
Advert Options

 
Updated news stories weekly.  Published online only.

Your online newspaper.   Your words.

Issue:- Monday, 18 April 2016

Headlines and reports on this page = 2 news items.    Page - 1.

Sponsor search for City's popular cycling scheme

SPONSORS are being sought for 1 of the most popular cycle hire schemes outside of London.  Liverpool's Citybike initiative was launched in 2014 and has proved hugely popular with nearly 150,000 rentals to date, more than 30,000 subscriptions and around 18,000 unique users travelling an estimated 700,000 miles. There are 1,000 of the recognisable green bikes in action, which can be hired from 140 stations around the City; with the station at Vine Court by the University of Liverpool currently being the most popular. The City Council is now looking for businesses to sponsor the successful scheme in order to develop the Citybike offer in the future. The sponsor will also be supporting the City's aim to become the most active core City in England by 2021.

Liverpool City Council's Director for Regeneration, Nick Kavanagh, said:- "This is a relatively new initiative, so to be this successful in less than two years is a real achievement, and just goes to show there is a real appetite from residents and visitors to get around the City using sustainable transport. It's a simple scheme to be part of, and the user friendly bikes make it easy for people to travel round the city, whether you're a commuter, tourist or out for the day with the family. We are looking for an organisation which can invest in Citybike and help us take the scheme to the next level and at the same time champion cycling and a healthy, active lifestyle in Liverpool."

Any business who would like more information on the scheme or would like to discuss potential sponsorship opportunities, should contact Lesley Beattie via sending an email or by calling:- 0151 233 0177. The deadline for expressions of interest is 9.30am, on Monday, 6 June 2026.

Citybike information:- All Citybike users have to do is register their details online or by phone to receive a membership number and pin, which is then keyed into any Citybike Station to release a bike. Special membership rates are available for students and business.

News Report Page Quick Flick.

Click on here to go back to this week's home page! News Report Page Quick Flick
Click on this section to see last weeks edition of Southport and Mersey Reporter!
 

Sign up today for our daily email news service!

Sign up to our Daily Email News Service by clicking here now...

Did you know we where the UK's 1st online only newspaper and we still are?  Here at Southport and Mersey Reporter  we are still at  leading the way for local news.

All email addresses and information is held under the UK's Data Protection Act.

 

 

 

Contact us:-
(+44)  08443 244 195
Calls will cost 7p per minute, plus your telephone company's access charge.
Calls to this number may be recorded for security, broadcast, training and record keeping.

RSS  Weekly Headline Update Notices

  
News24@SouthportReporter.com
4a Post Office Ave, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0US, UK
 
This online newspaper and information service is regulated by IMPRESS, the independent monitor for the UK's press.

This online newspaper and information service is regulated by IMPRESS the independent monitor for the UK's press.

How to make a complaint

This is our process:-  Complaints Policy  -  Complaints Procedure  -  Whistle Blowing Policy

 

See the view live webcamera images of the road outside our studio/newsroom in the hart of Southport.

Our live Southport Webcam image above.
To see it live, please click on image.

Event Notices

More events that are taking place on Merseyside can be found on our Event Listings Calendar.

Find out whats on in and around Merseyside! Click on here to see our event calendar.
Are you going to this event?  If you are please let us know what you thought of it!

These are our other websites within the Southport & Mersey Reporter Network.

Mersey Reporter - OUR HUB WEBSITE. Liverpool Reporter - Our online music station. Southport TV - Our online video archive.
Mersey Reporter Formby Reporter Liverpool Reporter Southport TV
 

 

Tracking & Cookie Usage Policy - Terms & Conditions

- Southport Reporter is the Registered Trade Mark of Patrick Trollope

..