We have been shortlisted for another award! - this time it's the National Recycling Awards. We have been working in partnership with Barnsley Council (Environment & Transport) and FCC Environment (who operate the recycling sites) to rescue bikes that are taken to the recycling sites in Barnsley, thus preventing them ending up in landfill. We rescue them, refurbish them, give them a 9-point safety check, and then we either sell them on or hire them back to our local communi
On the 21st March 2018 a team from Cycle Penistone, Barnsley Council and FCC (who run the recycling sites) attended the prestigious LGC awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. We were awarded "Highly Commended Project" for our recycling initiative - this is effectively second place in a national award - we are aiming for Gold next year! We enjoyed a fantastic night out at the event in our new frocks and dickie-bows!
We are so pleased to announce that we were nominated for a prize in the iESE awards in London in the "Transformation in Environmental Services" category, and we won Gold! This award was for using waste as a resource, thus preventing the need for disposal in landfill or incinerators, and for working in partnership to do so - we work with Barnsley Council's Environment & Transport Department and FCC Environment (who operate the recycling sites in Barnsley). "Rescued and refur