Bullen, Anna

Anna Bullen
1 October 2011News

Welsh activists take action on transport.

On 9 July, 17 enthusiastic young cyclists from Dyfodol (The Welsh Youth Forum for Sustainable Development) set off from Corris in Gwynedd on a five-day, 160-mile bike ride to Cardiff.

Funded by The Co-operative, this is the fourth consecutive year for the Carbon Cycle, and numbers continue to grow. The ride was to increase awareness and call for better cycling provisions in Wales and raise sponsorship money for Project Mongolia, a collaborative venture between young climate activists…

13 August 2011Feature

As part of Bike Week 2008 (14-22 June), cyclists from all over Wales will be riding to a rally in Cardiff. Youth, cycling and environmental groups, including the Welsh Youth Forum on Sustainable Development (WYFSD), Scouts and Grwp Beic Aberystwyth, are promoting the ride, which in mid-Wales will start on Wednesday 18 June, finishing in Cardiff on the Saturday.

En route, cyclists will stop off to find out about local environmental campaigns. In Merthyr Tydfil, for example, cyclists…