This is a trade facing website. Visit the ACTís consumer site for information and advice on cycling and find your local independent cycle retailer.
The Association of Cycle Traders
This is a trade facing website.
Visit the ACTís consumer site at

Search News

Results: 61-70 of 1981

17 Jun 2020

A new UK collection and recycling scheme for bicycle tyres and inner tubes set to be rolled out nationwide, with all rubber collected being reprocessed into new materials or re-used in other...

16 Jun 2020

Catch up on this morning's Independents' Day podcast 'Retail Stories: Reopening After The Pandemic'

11 Jun 2020

50 industry organisations join forces to launch "the most extensive coordinated promotional campaign for cycling since the 1970s"

9 Jun 2020

The Government is currently considering relaxing the Sunday Trading regulations. This is not a popular measure with consumers, shopworkers, or retailers.

5 Jun 2020

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking would like to invite you to attend their first webinar, on Friday 12th June from 9.30-10.30.

4 Jun 2020

Independents' Day UK 2020 campaign launches, shoppers urged to ‘Pledge a Pound' to small shops in their communities.

3 Jun 2020

#RaiseTheBar are campaigning for the government to increase the threshold from £51,000 to £150,000 and save tens of thousands of businesses from going under by allowing more...

2 Jun 2020

For a limited time only we are giving the cycling trade free access to the full range of ACT job boards!

1 Jun 2020

To help independent retailers we have teamed up with The Behaviours Agency to create a selection of Covid-19 retail posters for your shop!

28 May 2020

After 2 months of inactivity within the Cytech workshop training facilities, training providers Activate Cycle Academy, PJCS and South Africa's Torq Zone Academy are re-opening in June following...

Back to news menu

Calling all bike shops to enter the Best Small Shops Competition!

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

The Best Small Shops Competition provides you with the opportunity to represent the cycle sector and celebrate local bike shops across the nation. The Competition recognises the innovative spirit and level of commitment that is required among those that take the initiative to run their own independent business.

Last year's finalist: Arragon's Cycle Centre

Arragon's Cycle Centre did a great job at representing the cycle sector as one of last year's finalists, they attended the awards reception at the Houses of Parliament last November.

Arragon's Cycle Centre has stood on the high street for over 50 years as a true independent family shop that have remained at the heart of their community by supporting events and entertaining local clubs.

You can read more about the competition here.



Best Small ShopsBest Small Shops 2019

This year's Competition will challenge entrants to justify how they promote their businesses to both current and new consumers, as well as evaluating any future plans for business development.

Applicants are advised to enter as soon as possible to ensure that their consumers have plenty of time to vote for the shop and thus improving their chance of being in the final 25 attending the reception.

Do the cycle sector proud and enter your business into the Best Small Shops Competition now!


Back to news menu

Add a comment

The ACT will not share your email address with anyone and it will not be published on the website.