Cycle to Work and win with
RESIDENTS are being encouraged to try
out their pedal power as part of the national 'Cycle to Work Day' on Wednesday, 14
'Cycle to Work Day' aims to highlight the benefits of cycling as a transport
choice and encourages people to cycle more often. It attracted over 1 million
people to take part across the country in 2015.
This year (2016), Wirral Council's Business Travel Solution's team is providing an even
greater incentive for local people and businesses to get involved. They are
offering £150 of Love2shop vouchers as prizes for those who take part.
The prize draw is open to both residents and businesses. All individuals must
work in Wirral and businesses must have premises in Wirral.
Individuals who want to get involved and be in with a chance of winning a prize
will need to:-
Make a pledge to get on their bike through
the Cycle to Work Day
Email Business Travel Support -
firstname.lastname@example.org - for a link to a survey.
Then cycle to work, on Wednesday, 14 September
Businesses who encourage their staff to get involved can win a
½ day 'Dr
Bike' event for their organisation. The events are held by trained mechanics
or enthusiastic cyclists who perform health checks on bikes and will come out to
your business to perform the checks on your employees' bikes.
Businesses have the chance of winning for having the most miles cycled by
employees, having the most amount of new cyclists at their company and for
providing the best photo of the day.
To take part businesses should contact the
Business Travel Support team by
email for more information, to
receive a link to a survey and a mileage spreadsheet for their teams.
Wirral Council's Business Travel Support team work to encourage more sustainable
methods of transport that are good for individuals and the environment.
There are also prizes are also available from the official Cycle to Work Day
website, where you can find out more