Knighton Bike Project
Helping people get back on two wheels. A grant has recently been awarded to set up a bike repair workshop by the Powys Welsh Church Acts Fund. We are now looking for volunteers to come forward to help people carry out repairs.
The Knighton Bike Project will provide a space where cyclists can get access to tools and gain experience to undertake bicycle maintenance.
The bike represents the most affordable and environmentally-friendly method of transportation beyond walking. Like all forms of technology it requires some simple maintenance to continue to operate effectively, but for many people the cost of having this done professionally is prohibitive and the lack of knowledge makes doing it themselves daunting.
"We are not going to let money become a barrier for anyone wanting to use it. We are looking for people with any level of knowledge of bicycle maintenance willing to give up a little bit of their time to volunteer to support those less experienced." The bike project will charge as little as possible.
The workshop is now open! If you have any unwanted bikes that you are willing to donate we would be very grateful. Please get in touch with the barn to arrange this.
A Men's Shed is a safe and nurturing environment where men, who have time on their hands for whichever reason can go to work on projects and activities which interest them. Men's sheds welcome everyone who has spare time whether that's due to unemployment, retirement, bereavement, disability or if you're simply looking for a new hobby.
Contact: John Thorogood on 01544 232750
or John Cox on 01547 528428.
Men's shed is supported and partially funded by the Volunteering on Prescription Project.