Become an active travel champion!

Received from Kate Meakin of sustrans – please mail out to anyone in Hounslow who might be interested!
Would you be able to include details of the below in your next mail out to the group? I thought it was the type of thing that would interest some transitioners.

Thanks for your help

Become an active travel champion! We are looking for people in Hounslow who love cycling or walking and would like to help others become more active.

Champions give advice about walking and cycling and organise or support walking and cycling activities in their local community, workplace, university or school. They are given a full training programme and resources to enable them to do this and receive support from a Volunteer Coordinator.

Champion volunteer activities are very flexible and it’s up to the champion about what they do. There are no entry requirements you just need to be an active person (or want to get active) and be enthusiastic about cycling or walking. Hounslow champion efforts are awarded with gold, silver and bronze certificates and gift vouchers as a small token to recognise the effort that
volunteers put it.

Be part of London 2012. The Active travel champions project is one of the outstanding projects granted the London 2012 Inspire mark, the badge of the London 2012 Inspire programme which recognises exceptional and innovative projects inspired by the 2012 Games.

The first Hounslow induction will take place in Brentford on Tuesday 3rd July, 6pm – 8:30pm. For more details or to apply contact Kate on 0207 780 7201, [4]
Website: [5]

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