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Local Bike Shop Day the perfect time to target Back To Work & Back To School cyclists

5 Aug 2020

Organisers say Local Bike Shop Day provides a perfect vehicle for cycle shops to encourage local residents to resurrect their own as well as their children's bikes, or upgrade or buy new if... Read more…

Activate Cycle Academy to start delivering the new Bicycle Mechanic Apprenticeship Standard

13 Jul 2020

Following the recent Government announcement pledging extra investment and funding for businesses hiring an apprentice, Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy (formerly ATG Training)... Read more…

Local Bike Shop Day 2020 new date confirmed as Saturday 5th September

17 Jun 2020

A poll among participating retailers of Local Bike Shop Day has confirmed a new date to celebrate bike shops across the nation
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Cycling Industry Unites to Launch #BikeIsBest Campaign

11 Jun 2020

50 industry organisations join forces to launch "the most extensive coordinated promotional campaign for cycling since the 1970s" Read more…

Advertise your jobs with the ACT for FREE

2 Jun 2020

For a limited time only we are giving the cycling trade free access to the full range of ACT job boards!
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Free ACT subscription to help IBDs through Covid-19

13 May 2020

The ACT are offering IBDs three months of FREE access to the UK cycles community with ActSmart bronze subscription in return for a small charitable donation
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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 postponed following retailer vote

31 Mar 2020

As Local Bike Shop Day is a day encompassing the whole trade, the final judgement was given to the bike shops that had signup to take part. Out of all the respondents the overwhelming majority -... Read more…

Local Bike Shop Day participation predicted to double in 2020

13 Mar 2020

The ACT and Cyclescheme join forces to make Local Bike Shop Day 2020 the biggest yet!
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Insync Bikes supports IBDs with new range of Lectro e-bikes

12 Mar 2020

Local Bike Shop Day supporter Insync Bikes is ramping up its campaign to support IBDs with a new exclusive range of British designed e-bikes branded Lectro
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Local Bike Shop Day Stories: Rides on Air

11 Mar 2020

Rides on Air has been in Wallingford town centre for almost 100 years. Read about how they will be celebrating Local Bike Shop Day this year!
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Free ACT subscription to help IBDs through Covid-19

Posted on in Cycles News

The ACT are offering IBDs three months of FREE net-national-emergencies-trustaccess to the UK cycles community with ActSmart bronze subscription. In return, all we ask is for a small charitable donation (minimum £5) towards the National Emergencies Trust.

The aim of the initiative is to supply IBDs with key resources that will support and guide them through the unprecedented Coronavirus pandemic, whilst also providing donations for a very worthy cause.

Furthermore, the ActSmart bronze package has recently been enhanced so any business signing up from today will benefit from this comprehensive portfolio of essential business services:

  • Unlimited job advertising to trade and consumers
  • Unlimited 24 hour business and legal helplines
  • Tax investigation protection
  • Dedicated support from the ActSmart team
  • Receive important industry news and information
  • Promote your business via The Experts websites
  • Access preferential card processing rates with Global Payments
  • Access to PayaCard card processing services
  • Online employment manual
  • Savings on telecoms and broadband
  • Access to short-term unsecured business loans
  • Save money on your business rates

The offer is available now until the 31st July 2020. Any business signing up to the offer will have access for a minimum of 3 full months.

Sign up now for our FREE three month Coronavirus support package.

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