CycleSheffield Awards and End of Year Social Mon 15 December 2014 Burton’s

End of Year Social and Awards ceremony details here – NB please book by 5 December

 The Award nominations so far…. nominations close 1 December

Cycling Initiative of the year

SCC Cycling Inquiry Most notable policy initiative
Sheffield CycleBoost Most notable initiative for getting people cycling in Sheffield
Sky Rides Most notable initiative for promoting cycling across South Yorkshire
Space for Cycling Most inspiring and fun initiative in getting people involved in cycle campaigns.

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Grassroots Cycling Initiative of the Year

Cycle Rotherham The establishment of a sister campaigning group is to be welcomed
Sheffield Critical Mass A regular social ride that is steadily growing in numbers
Sheffield Cycling 4 All A real community and local volunteers effort supported by Disability Sheffield, the CTC, & Hillsbrough Stadium
Sheffield Stars These cycle speedway enthusiasts have developed international stars and are always welcoming and willing towards newcomers and provides bikes and kit to use for the uninitiated.

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Sheffield media cycling story of the year

BBC Look North Mark Ansell for his report on Ride for Eric.
The StarDiary Story Colin Drury for his two page spread on Space for Cycling
Ride for Eric September’s Ride for Eric for the coordination of its social media and press releases that ensured anticipation, involvement and feedback for the whole community
The Star & Sheffield Telegraph Johnson Press for its positive balanced stories and editorials about cycling in general but especially for its TdF promotion and coverage.
Adam Page Adam worked with his peers to produce a video, Cycling in Sheffield which drew on commuters’ experiences and shots of the CycleSheffield Space for Cycling ride.

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Best Sheffield grassroots cycling social media

Ellen Beardmore, The Star Wrote a witty and reflective blog when she took up cycling 100 days before the TdF
Ride Sheffield Runs an effective fb page which gets people volunteering to work on MTb activities and to effectively campaign for their interests.
Road Justice blog As part of the Road Justice Campaign Mick Nott wrote up the process of sentencing, and his reflections on the sentence, of Emma Egan, the driver who killed Eric Codling

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Cycle Campaigner(s) of the Year

Luke Desforges Luke has effectively campaigned on parking issues as well as helping establish the new the BUG at SHU
Karen Hisom Karen took an effective lead on improving our campaign and publicity materials as well as our rebranding.
Emma Metcalfe Emma took a lead on the Space for Cycling Campaign and established a presence for S4C both by personal example as well as by her organisation.
Chris Rust Chris is a campaigner who takes an evidence based approach with effective field work and reports..
Paul Truin Paul has attended regional and local campaign meetings, volunteered as a ride marshal, Sky Ride Leader and taken an active part in Cycle Rotherham.

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Best Independent Bike Business

Bike Rehab Vg work and obliging customer service for both bike storage and servicing located in the city centre and able to serve both workers and residents
AE Butterworth Idiosyncratic shop and a cornucopia of the obvious and the obscure, vg work & VFM  – a reyt Sheffield institution
Langsett Cycles A depth of experience and expertise, fair prices and has a road riding club and this year started a Saturday morning ride to coach and initiate people into club road riding
Russell’s Bicycle Shed Through tenacity and determination has succeeded in becoming a key part of the bike hub at the station and shows enterprise with bike sales, servicing and bike hire.
ReCycleBikes A social enterprise that has offers training for disaffected youngsters, brings on apprentices, refurbs bikes for the local community, services bikes for all and what it can’t refurb economically gets sent to Africa .
Sheffield Cycle Jumble An enterprise that brings together every sort of cyclist not just from Sheffield but from all over the country twice a year for an event that is more like a souk than a shop

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Best Chain Bike Business

Edinburgh Bicycle Coop Airy, well laid out shop, good range of products and real VFM sales.  Supports Brompton Club rides in Sheffield.
Halfords Wadsley Bridge Knowledgeable and skilled staff who have a range of cycling experience and interests.

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Cycle Infrastructure awards

Air pumps in the city an initiative that helps if you’re feeling a little deflated!
Cycle Hub at the station an initiative that provides safe, secure bike parking 24/7/365 and has a changing facilities and a bike shop in it
Cycle Lanes at Frecheville have made a huge difference cycling to and from Birley Moor

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

Best act of kindness

Amici and Bici Lauren at Amici and Bici provided refreshments for 240 of us on Chippingdale Rd, drinking squash, eating cake, and every kid got a lolly.  And she wouldn’t take a penny.  Chapeau!
Claire and Darren, Meersbrook Rd Claire and Darren host the annual Xmas Sheffield FridayNightRide where we turn on of the Xmas lights on the house, with a street party for cyclists and residents.
Gardeners Rest Pat and Eddie bought and donated half the yellow ribbon we needed to decorate the urban part of the TdF route. Chapeau!
JE James supporting the S4C initiative Supported S4C with distribution of materials and including a S4C goody bag on every bike serviced and sold. Chapeau!
Stuart Ritson Stuart freely gave his time and ideas in designing our campaign materials and our re-branding. Chapeau!

To see which one gets the award and enjoy a night out at Burtons then book your ticket(s) here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyclesheffield-awards-and-social-tickets-13699448419

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