Bolton Bury Greenway

Some years ago Sustrans acquired part of the trackbed of the disused Bolton-Bury railway from the former British Rail Property Board, along with leases on two major viaducts at Darcy Lever and Burnden. This was to help with, and to encourage the councils in developing a greenway between the two towns as part of the National […]

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Bridging the Woolfold Gap

New bridge and traffic-free cycle path to open in Bury, re-linking Bury and Tottington

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Find a cycle route

Cycling to work

Find your cycle route with on line journey planners

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Protestors keep steps off the Trans Pennine Trail

Campaign stunt protest at proposed steps up to Trans Pennine Trail

Cyclists and disability campaigners demand ramp to preserve access to national traffic-free route at Didsbury where a Metrolink station is under construction.

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The footbridge vanishes

CycleGM route maps show some significant omissions when compared to the CycleCity Guide maps they have replaced.

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Sustrans Connect2 – your vote needed !

This UK-wide project aims to improve local travel for everyday journeys in 79 communities and is competing for a grant of £50 million in the Big Lottery Fund’s Living Landmarks: The People’s Millions competition. The winner will be decided by a TV vote in December 2007. Visit and leave them your details so they […]

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The Routes of Neglect

More puddles, Transpennine Trail, Heaton Mersey

Manchester councils can be so eager to create new cycling routes – so as to be seen to be Doing Something To Encourage Cycling – that they completely forget the ones they already have. So it is with the Manchester Airport Orbital Cycle Route, which for part of the year turns into bramble-choked obstacle course. […]

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Repairs at last for the TPT in Sale

Years of campaigning by GMCC activist Paul Thomson have finally paid off now that Trafford Council have started vital maintenance work on the neglected Kickety Brook section of the Trans-Pennine Trail. The Sale and Urmston Messanger reported Paul’s successs.   Click here to read the full article.

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