Richard, our head (Cytech 3) mechanic has just come back from two partners and we had a debrief in Colchester yesterday, looking at how the training went and getting general feedback on how the partners were doing.
Re~Cycle are delighted to announce we have a new drop off point in the West Midlands area which will operate until 20 October. Many thanks to Bluebox Self Storage who have kindly provided a 20 foot shipping container to store bikes for free.
20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play.
15 years ago today (well more or less), in July 1998, Re~Cycle shipped it's first container of bicycles to Afribike in South Africa. Since then a total of 127 full containers have been sent to 15 different countries. Thats a total of more than 47,000 bikes and hundreds of thousands of spare parts.
Venue = Goodwood (17 minute bike ride from Chichester station) Re~Cycle's running a stall This is the first time for this event, run by a Brighton friend of mine, looks like fun! Re~Cycle is one of their charity partners Family rides, races, workshops, food, Brompton World Championships... Camping Website: www.orbitalfestival.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/OrbitalFestival
Merlin and Derek are in Namibia, showing Emma, Halford's CSR Manager, how we work on the ground, with some of the benefits and challenges. We're here for a week to visit our longstanding partners, the Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN) Namibia.
We hope to send updates as we go, though are heading up country tomorrow, and don't know what internet connection will be like...