Nestrans launch Community Sustainable Travel Grant Scheme

Lucy Johnston 2021, News

Community groups, charities and social enterprises that wish to develop sustainable travel projects are being encouraged to apply for new funding. Regional Transport Partnership, Nestrans, has launched a new Community Sustainable Travel Grant. The scheme makes funding available for projects across the North East that support or encourage active and sustainable travel. Groups can apply for up to 100% of the funding needed for a range of projects; from community groups who wish to improve local paths or install bike parking, to charities that wish to buy electric/cargo bikes or …

Inverurie Business shares the buzz of electric bike deliveries with luxury hamper giveaway

Lucy Johnston 2017, News

Electric bikes will soon be delivering low carbon shopping in Inverurie in a project organised by Aberdeenshire Council, Inverurie Business Association and Nestrans. This month Mitchells of Inverurie will start to pilot the use of a purpose-built electric cargo bike to carry out local deliveries. Owned by Aberdeenshire Council and funded as part of the Government’s ‘Smarter Choices Smarter Places’ programme, the bike is being used to encourage local business to consider the cost savings and environmental benefits to be gained by carrying out more local deliveries by bike where …

Apply Now for Greener Travel Funding

Lucy Johnston 2017, News

The Nestrans Sustainable Travel Grant Scheme (STGS) is now open for funding applications from organisations across the north east to help support active and ‘greener’ travel initiatives. Whether for increasing travel to work by public transport, supporting cycling and walking or investigating the use of low emission vehicles, the STGS could provide a grant to assist in funding such plans. Organisations who apply, having successfully demonstrated the benefits such a scheme would have on their business, could receive a grant of between £500 and £10,000 (normally up to a maximum …