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The latest news from Devon Freewheelers Volunteers and contributors, if you have an article for us to publish please email [email protected]

Sunday, 15 December 2013 11:27

Honiton Trolley Dash Drawer

Today the Honiton Tesco Trolley Dash Draw took place. John Capon from Otter Windows selected the winning ticket looked on by the Store Manager as well as a couple of members of Devon Freewheelers. The Winner was Margaret Williams who will be rushing around the store…
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 11:29

Supported Learning Christmas Market

Today, members from the north of the county attended The Supported Learning Christmas Markey at Petroc Collage.
Sunday, 08 December 2013 17:43

Sainsburys & Tesco Collections

We would like to thank the customers of Sainsburys in both Torpoint and Dartmouth and the customers of Tescos (Tranist Way Plymouth) who over the last week hosted members of Devon Freewheelers allowing us to collect money, and hand out information leaflets.
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 21:04

Ottery St Mary Guides’ Christmas Carol service

Les and Terry attended the Ottery St Mary Guides’ Christmas Carol service. Les gave a brief talk about Devon Freewheelers. The bike was in a central position in the church causing a great deal of interest, raising a lot of questions after the service.
Sunday, 01 December 2013 14:38

Braunton Girl Guides Carol Service

Not for the first time, one of our bikes has managed to find itself amoung the pues in a church, this time it was supporting Braunton Guides who organised a Christmas Carol Service as part of the Devon Guides year of fundraising for us.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 14:35

Honiton Tesco's Trolley Dash

Honiton families could be in with a chance of winning a trolley-load of food and raise much-needed funds for a lifesaving charity in the town.
Struggling to think of the ideal gift for your teenager or partner who is looking to ride a bike? Well here’s the answer! The Devon Freewheelers emergency bikers have just been awarded accreditation from the Driving Standards Agency to offer the compulsory basic training (CBT) course…
Friday, 01 November 2013 01:06

Chelsea Building Society Charity Choice

James, Simon and I went down to The Chelsea Building Society for our ‘promotion day’ on 31st October. As part of their Charity Choices fortnight, the society enabled us to spend the day persuading people to vote for DFW in a ballot which would enable Chelsea…
Saturday, 28 September 2013 23:42

Honiton Young Farmers Cheque Presentation

Early this year I gave a presentation to Honiton Young Farmers, who adopted us as one of their two chosen charities for the year. On the 27th I attended a dinner and gave a brief talk about our work to around one hundred guests.
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 09:36

BMAD End of Year Show 2013

The final BMAD bike night at Paignton was very well attended with plenty of visitors. Devon Freewheelers managed to get 6 marked bikes to the event over the course of the evening with riders coming from all over the county, though inevitably a couple of our…
As a result of my talk to the Rotary Club of Babbacombe and St. Marychurch in July I was invited down to Torquay Golf Club to receive a cheque to the value of £1,500.