Congratulations to our Celebration of Bikeability winners!

This year was the biggest celebration yet!

November 28, 2023

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With nearly 200 nominations for your cycling superstars and £3K+ worth of fantastic prizes from our partners, 2023’s Celebration of Bikeability saw thousands of people get involved to recognise the people who make Bikeability so amazing. 

We also had almost 5,000 votes across our social media channels for our People’s Champion – with the public deciding who should be named as champion for their hard work and dedication to all things Bikeability! 

The winners 

With so many brilliant nominations picking the winners was a difficult job!  

Bikeability Instructor of the Year 
Lydia Walker 

Rising Star Award 
Eve Walker 

Young Cyclist of the Year (Pete Rollings Award) 
Emma Murray 

“I was very happy to find out that I had won the Young Cyclist of the Year Award. When my parents told me I was so excited I was jumping up and down with joy. This means so much to me because of my love for riding bikes and the Bikeability training was so much fun. 

Emma Murray, Young Cyclist of the Year 2023

Family of the Year 
The Carter-Wilson Family 

School of the Year 
St. Christopher’s High School 

Small Organisation of the Year 
Minibikers 

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“We are absolutely honoured to receive the Bikeability Small Organisation of the Year Award! We love what we do and the support we provide direct to schools and charities. Most importantly, together we are giving children the skills and confidence to cycle and enjoy this skill now and into the future.” 

Minibikers, Small Organisation of the Year 2023

Large Organisation of the Year 
Go Velo 

Personal Achievement Award 
Elizabeth Hampton 

People’s Champion Award 
Meher-Un Nisa 

Lifetime Achievement Award 
Jill Bissell 

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“I was very honoured to be nominated and then awarded the Bikeability Lifetime Achievement Award. I must have trained thousands of children over the years and I am delighted to have my work recognised by the Bikeability Trust.” 

Jill Bissell, Lifetime Achievement Award 2023

Congratulations again to all our deserving winners, and all the nominees – it was amazing to read so many fantastic stories of people all around the country that are dedicated to Bikeability and helping as many people learn to cycle with confidence. 

Watch all our winners being announced here: 

Thank you to our partners 

To celebrate our Bikeability superstars, we had some amazing and extremely generous support from out partners, who together donated £3K+ worth of prizes to our winners, including multiple cycles, tool kits, vouchers for cycling gear and more! 

A huge thank you to our partners: 

Madison 

Beryl 

Frog Bikes 

Natwest Rooster Money 

GO Outdoors 

Wild bikes 

Flare 

Decathlon 

Squish 

Tandem Group Cycles 

Maybe next year you could be one of our cycling superstars! Keep an eye on our website to find out when nominations for the 2024 awards are open!

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