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Telegraph names Britain's 15 best high streets where Christmas shopping is a pleasure

7 Dec 2022

During a tough economic climate with significant challenges for retailers, the Daily Telegraph has named 15 high streets around the country that it says, “retain a healthy selection of... Read more…

Shoppers look to reduce Christmas spending with more second-hand gifts

6 Dec 2022

Surveys by Oxfam and British Heart Foundation suggest that shoppers are not only looking to reduce spending this Christmas but to choose more second-hand and meaningful gifts.
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BBC analysis reveals full extent of changes to Britain’s High Streets

6 Dec 2022

The BBC has published comprehensive analysis of Ordnance Survey data that reveals the full extent of changes to Britain's High Streets after two years of Covid lockdowns and trading... Read more…

Cycling UK names its 100 Women in Cycling 2022

30 Nov 2022

Cycling UK has published its annual 100 Women in Cycling 2022 list celebrating inspirational women in cycling.
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Cycling in London up 40% since the start of the pandemic, TfL reports

30 Nov 2022

Cycling in London has increased by 40% since the start of the pandemic, including a near-doubling of journeys by bike at the weekend, according to the newly published annual Travel in London... Read more…

UKCA mark deadline delayed - CE marks okay to use till end of 2024

29 Nov 2022

The Business Secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced that businesses are to be given a further two years to apply new product safety marking.
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New report claims UK lagging behind Europe in cycling infrastructure development

29 Nov 2022

A new survey of 2,000 British cyclists, which is part of a wider European report, claims that only just over a quarter of people in the UK think their local cycling infrastructure has improved... Read more…

Large number of bike shops help Cambridge be as named best city for independent retailers

24 Nov 2022

According to a new survey, Cambridge is the best in the country for independent shopping to support small businesses. The study found that many of the city's small businesses turned out to be... Read more…

Indie Retailers in York to get funding boost from City Council

22 Nov 2022

Groups of independent retailers in York are to receive a £25,000 funding boost to help with promotion during the Christmas trading period and to attract more customers in 2023.
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IRC backs ‘Colour Friday’ alternative to Black Friday sales

22 Nov 2022

The IRC has joined bira and other retail trade associations in backing the ‘Colour Friday’ alternative to this week’s Black Friday sales.
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Cytech training Scotland Kick-Off on the 27th October at Bike For Good Glasgow in the West End Hub

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News, Outdoor News

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Glasgow, Scotland - Bike for Good is proud to bring the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians to Scotland for the first time. The first Cytech training Scotland course takes place on the 27th October with the 2-day Technical one.

Cytech technical one is the foundation of all the Cytech technical courses and ensures candidates develop core competencies in skills fundamental to professional cycle maintenance. Technical one is intended to be the minimum standard to which all mechanics should work and includes theory and practical training and assessment in the following areas:

  • Health & Safety
  • Workshop practices
  • Conforming to British Standards
  • Pre-delivery inspection
  • Adjustment, set-up & frame alignment
  • Torque wrench settings
  • Lubricants & greases
  • Tyres & tubes
  • Consumer Protection Act

Cytech training courseHow long is the course? There are two parts to Cytech technical one, both need to be completed to receive the full Technical one qualification.

Theory one can be completed as a distance learning course from the comfort of your own home and you will receive a Cytech technical one - theory certificate when you pass.

To celebrate this important milestone in Bike for Good’s history, they’re offering £45 off Theory one when booked with a Technical one – practical course. Both industry professionals and enthusiasts can start their Cytech Journey in Scotland today!

Visit the Cytech training Scotland website https://scotland.cytech.training for more details, or contact the Bike for Good Cytech training Scotland team on +44 141 248 5409 or e-mail: cytech.admin@bikeforgood.org.uk

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