Bike Giveaway Saturday 16th April at the OSCA

Do you want to ride a bicycle, do you want to ride a bike? How about a free one? You heard that right!

On Saturday 16th of April there will be a free bike giveaway at the OSCA Foundation at Forest Cottage from 10 am to 12 pm.

Around 200 donated bicycles will be waiting for a new owner.

Bikes will be given on a first come, first served basis, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

While you are there, you could look around the facilities offered by OSCA at Forest Cottage. From a designated dance hall to football and rugby grounds with professional standard, bespoke team facilities, a very spacious indoor exercise area and a public bar, this space has just about anything to make it a thriving community hub.

Over the last few months, the OSCA pub has hosted several live music events and fundraisers. Did you know OSCA is proud to host the rugby matching fixtures of Halifax Panthers Women?

Click here for a list of available fitness sessions run weekly at the OSCA

Operation Hedgeson on nuisance bike problems updates

Read below the developments on this police operation to address the ongoing problem of antisocial bike driving and stolen motorcycles in North and East Halifax.

Read updates here

20% off Mad Friday Sale on refurbished cycles

happydays saleHappydays Cycles is a social enterprise which helps the homeless and the vulnerable in West Yorkshire. Make the most of a 20% off all refurbished bikes at the Mad Friday Sale on Friday 18 December and grab the perfect Christmas gift.

Call in at Unit 16, Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre, Hanson Lane, Hx1 5PG

For information call 01422 433880 or email

Be Bike Aware! 1 in 3 road injuries involves a bike

Be Bike Aware is a campaign to raise awareness of each road user’s responsibility to look out for motorcyclists and cyclists.

In Calderdale 1 in 3 road injuries involves a bike.

In 2011 there were 57 motorcyclists and 44 cyclists  injured (43 more than 2010). 80% of these casualties happened during the week at peak commuting times.