This is a trade facing website. Visit the ACT's consumer site for information and advice on cycling and find your local independent cycle retailer.

Search News

Results: 51-60 of 973

30 Oct 2023

A new academic study has concluded that riding a bike, rather than driving a car, is positively associated with “orientation towards the common good”.

30 Oct 2023

The government has confirmed it has no plans for cyclists to be subject to compulsory registration.

30 Oct 2023

A few years ago Charlotte Florence’s dream trip to Costa Rica quickly turned into a nightmare after a quad bike crash, leaving her paralysed face down in the jungle.

18 Oct 2023

Hubtiger, a leading cloud-based repair and rental management software, announces an expansion of its services with the release of a new feature: Long-Term Rentals.

17 Oct 2023

A survey of 1,038 work commuters (363 urban bike commuters and 675 non-biking commuters) in the US conducted by  has explored if there’s a difference in the mindsets and...

16 Oct 2023

Thousands more people will start cycling, or be given support to cycle more, thanks to a new £4 million funding boost for Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival programme.

16 Oct 2023

Cytech accredited ACT member MTB Monster, a mountain bike specialist near Blackburn, which has seen rapid growth of its team and expansion of its physical space, is working with Lancashire...

16 Oct 2023

Consumer safety charity Electrical Safety First has called again for e-bikes, e-scooters and their batteries to be better regulated in the UK after New York City recently introduced rules that...

10 Oct 2023

Flexi Voucher lets customers spread tax-free shopping over the year

6 Oct 2023

gogeta, the new tax-free cycling platform that offers a much fairer deal for independent bike retailers, has had more than 150 retailers sign up since its launch. gogeta, which is the only cycle...

Back to news menu

Cannock ACT member named Premium Bike Shop of the Year in the Midlands Enterprise Awards.

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

ACT member and Cytech-accredited Bridgtown Cycles in Cannock has been named Premium Bike Shop of the Year in the Midlands Enterprise Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards showcase the achievements of businesses operating across the Midlands region.

Bridgetown Cycles

The family-run business, which opened in 1981, sells a wide range of bikes, clothing and accessories and operates a service centre.

Assistant manager Lynne Biddulph, whose husband Steve manages the shop, told the Express and Star newspaper that she was "over the moon".

She said: "People have been really supportive saying we really deserved it, it's really nice.

"It's a family run business. We try our best to keep people cycling and we get people from all over the country coming to the store.

"We sell a range of bikes from children's to very expensive road bikes, even the folding ones are very popular."

When asked what the most popular bike was with customers, she said: "We specialise in high end road bikes but with electric bikes coming along we sell a lot of those at the moment."

Back to news menu

Useful links

If you have any other queries please contact us.