Catch the Bus Week

Catch the Bus Week is a nationwide campaign aimed at driving awareness of the benefits of taking the bus. This year, the campaign runs from the 29 June to 5 July and there will be events, ticket giveaways and other activities taking place across the country, with bus companies, local authorities and passenger groups involved.


Read more about what is going on during Catch the Bus Week.


Make Poverty History: 10 years on

On 2 July 2005 more than 200,000 people marched in Edinburgh under the banner of Make Poverty History. In the aftermath and in response to the presence of the G8 leaders at Gleneagles there were more marches an
Ten years on we’ve certainly not made poverty history. What can we take from 2005 and the decade of organisation and struggle that has followed? What are the priorities for organising for social justice in 2015?

Spokes Summer Public meeting: Bikes and Rail

John Dietz, Cycling Strategy Manager for Abellio ScotRail.  Here is an interesting previous presentation and the Abellio supplement from Spokes 121.
Sarah Ryan, Active Travel Officer for Sestran, the South East Scotland Regional Transport Partnership
Susan Warren, Development Officer at Transform Scotland
Robert Drysdale, Campaign for Borders Rail and longstanding bike/rail user

Climate Challenge Fund Gathering 2015

The Gathering provides an opportunity for Scotland's climate change communities to showcase the significant efforts they are making to contribute towards Scotland’s efforts for a lower carbon future.
The theme of the 2015 Gathering is ‘celebration’ and the event aims to highlight and showcase the development resources, training packages and promotional events that have been created since 2008 and it is pleasing to note that many of these have come from Climate Challenge Fund funded groups themselves.


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