Category Archives: Brightwayz Blog

Reducing our car dependency – ideas and inspiration to travel another way.

UK Social Enterprises – Brightkidz makes the Top 100… Again

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2 minute read The NatWest SE100 index lists the top UK social enterprises... and we are celebrating because for the second year we have made it! Here's a bit about what we do, what the SE100 index means and why it matters... especially in these times of Covid-19. Alison with the Pioneers Post team at...

Coronavirus Update from Brightkidz

Brightkidz service updates regarding Coronovirus
Brightkidz Service Updates Regarding Coronavirus Here is our latest update regarding the services and products available from Brightkidz during the Coronavirus period: Thursday 23 April 2020 Brightkidz is open for business and we can despatch most orders.  Please note the following service changes: We can process and despatch most products in our range. Delivery may...

Why Should your Business Promote Active Travel?

active sustainable travel for your business infographic

(2 minute read) Click here to view as pdf If you want to promote active, sustainable travel to your staff, see our resources to support your schemes, see our Brightwayz information and contact us to find out about our travel plan projects for businesses and communities. Support active travel initiatives for your local schools by providing…

Are you Wobbly on a Bike?

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2 minute read:  We all know that feeling: the gnawing sensation that we should be moving around more and doing our bit to make the world cleaner and less congested. We have all sat in traffic on our way to or from work wondering why we waste so much time waiting to get places. Yet,…

Free Public Transport for the UK? A Look at Estonia

Tallinn, Estonia

2 minute read:  Tallinn in Estonia was the first city to offer free public transport to all residents and is now rolling the scheme out across the country. Could the same thing ever happen here in the UK? In 2013, Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, introduced free public transport across the city, in response to…

Welcome to ‘Think Outside the Tin Box’

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Welcome to ‘Think Outside the Tin Box’ Blog So what is ‘thinking outside the tin box’? If you are the kind of person who understands and enjoys the many benefits of cycling, walking or other forms of active travel, you may already get what this means. And if you are keen to help others experience these…

Where are you going to Travel2Next?

We're usually busy giving you practical ideas on how to promote walking, cycling and scooting to school. But today I'm taking a wider view and looking at how businesses can help their own staff to travel in safe, active, sustainable ways using a workplace travel plan. To see this in action we'll take a look...