Weʼve raised £765 to Resurface and improve drainage on the Axbridge-Cheddar Cycleway in Cheddar - a "Safe Route to School", part of The Strawberry Line and NCN26
- Funded on Saturday, 29th February 2020
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The Axbridge-Cheddar Cycleway was created over 30 years ago on part of the closed Strawberry Line after a Kings of Wessex schoolboy suffered a bad accident cycling to school on the road from Axbridge. It was created and is maintained entirely by voluntary effort not just as a Safe Route to School but also as an increasingly popular route for visitors and local walkers. It is in line with Sedgemoor's local plan to provide sustainable infrastructure for all members of the community.
Increased housing in the area means that it's all the more important to keep up our original aim of safe travel for schoolchildren. We have some of our own funds but we have to keep a reserve for year round maintenance on the whole track. Capital for this major project is beyond our resources, but we would like to feel that everyone in both communities, Cheddar and Axbridge, can have a share in making it a success. We are also approaching local businesses for support.
- 5 years ago
Mr David H Parkin5 years ago
Off to a very good start! Over £200 from 7 donors. Huge thanks to all of them. Publicity now going out more widely. Keep the ball roling over the summer!
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Feb 13, 2020
Thank you to all those volunteers who help to maintain the Strawberry Line for the benefit of many
Feb 3, 2020
Feb 1, 2020
Congratulations on the good work in improving the surface of the Strawberry Line cycle path.
Jan 17, 2020
A gesture in appreciation of this great facility.
Phil & June Reaney
Jan 3, 2020
A little to start the Year.....Keep up the good work.
Nov 23, 2019
Appreciate all who improve and maintain the Strawberry Line
Oct 31, 2019
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