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Cycling Without Age

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From 15 mins to a couple of hours, volunteers
take passengers as far away or as close to
home as they want to venture.

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Cycling Without Age

  1. 1. Cycling Without Age Workshop - Wednesday 8th March 2017 Generations Working Together Stirling Management Centre
  2. 2. This was only 2012
  3. 3. Project in Action Over a long distance… Cycling Without Age Long Rides.
  4. 4. This is not the everyday format of the project. From 15 mins to a couple of hours, volunteers take passengers as far away or as close to home as they want to venture.
  5. 5. Copenhagen philosophy of everyone being able to live the ‘Good’ life Giving their senior citizens the same access to the surroundings that they enjoy.
  6. 6. First in the whole of the UK. CATCA is leading the way.
  7. 7. The story so far… June 2016 Trip to Copenhagen, met the founders, gained licence. July 2016 Trishaws purchased, Chapter established, Development Grant secured. August 2016 Trishaws arrived, test riding round local path networks, featured at several promotional event raising awareness of project. Established Pilot Training Programme and tested it out on future pilots. September 2016 Met and confirmed Avondale Care Group as the first partner care home for the project. Visited both Carrondale and Glenbervie sites. Met with some staff in Carrondale to show them the Trishaw and toured facility to look at options official launch event.
  8. 8. The story so far… September 2016 Continued test rides round the local area, more promotional events including Probus and Round Table talks. Secured insurance for the Trishaws and updated Public Liability cover. October 2016 Began creating promotional materials for Cycling Without Age Falkirk and initiated plans for Official Launch event. Attended Carrondale Relatives Meeting. Winter 2016 Complete training of pilots through Stages 1 and 2 of CWA Training Programme. Test rides from Care Home with some residents to run through logistics.
  9. 9. WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER PILOTS CAN YOU GIVE UP A COUPLE OF HOURS A MONTH? CONTACT FRASER.CYCLINGWITHOUTAGESCO@GMAIL.COM YOU CAN MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE BY BECOMING A TRISHAW PILOT - AND YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE AN EXPERT CYCLIST!
  10. 10. Where next? Spring 2017 Rides start in earnest, set up booking system and pilot training complete - have at least 5 fully trained pilots by February 27th March 2017 Official Launch Event of Cycling Without Age Falkirk - Attended by Copenhagen Founders, Government Officials, Partners etc.
  11. 11. Workshop
  12. 12. What do you think the benefits of Cycling Without Age can be for wider society?
  13. 13. Cycling Without Age began in the Care Home sector, but in Scotland, where else could you see it working?
  14. 14. What are the challenges which would prevent Cycling Without Age succeeding in your local area?
  15. 15. And lastly, how do you think Cycling Without Age can be sustainably funded?
  16. 16. To conclude…
  17. 17. The wheels are moving…
  18. 18. OFFICIALLY LAUNCHING MONDAY 27TH MARCH 2017
  19. 19. Launching Autumn 2017
  20. 20. CROWDFUNDING APPEAL www.CROWDFUNDER.CO.UK/Cycling-Without-Age CAN YOU HELP?
  21. 21. Cycling Without Age CWAFALKIRK CWAFALKIRK

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