Naz attended the course because she was motivated by the low levels of women and particularly girls cycling in the area where she lives – Cheetham in North Manchester. She was supported to the course with some confidence-building sessions, and was also lent the equipment that she needed. She did really well on the day and passed, impressing everyone with her demonstration of how to fix a puncture which she had learnt in advance!
The Local Pilot has:
What's different because of the influence of the Local Pilot?
What's significant in this example?
As part of Greater Manchester’s local pilot project, Tameside Council is supporting its region’s organisations to find more opportunities to adopt active workplaces and improve the physical and mental wellbeing of their teams.
These events bring people and partners together across GM to share and explore stories, challenges and expertise that help make GM a better place for people to walk, cycle, wheel and to live active lives.
GM Moving Partners' Commitment to Inclusion: Creating a Greater Manchester that enables active lives for disabled people and people with long-term conditions.