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Wobbly on a bike – the first wobbly steps to being more active

bike floor sign

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,…

Shining Bright with South End Infants!

south end primary school

1 minute read:  On Monday, 11th March, to mark the start of British Science Week, Brightkidz Alison and Fiona set off to South End Infants School in Rushden to help them with their superb array of sessions dedicated to different aspects of science. Alison and Fiona were to work with Year 1 pupils to show…

Which Books Can Inspire Active Travel?

school library windows

2 minute read:  At this time of year, parents, teachers, library staff and children are all obsessed with World Book Day. Which led me to wonder which books are out there to help inspire better travel choices? Below are my top 5 (in no particular order!) followed by 3 favourites from Brightkidz: 100 Things for…

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…