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The Ban Fracking Bike Ride! (August 19th- Glasgow, UK)

  • Kelvin Walkway Glasgow G12, UK 55.877984 (map)

Organised by Frackwatch Glasgow & Friends of the Earth Glasgow.

Join us for a fun and informative bike ride through beautiful sites along the canal under threat from fracking.

Start at The Old Mill on Kelvin Walkway (close to the Belmont Street Church Bridge) and end at Kirkintilloch (about 10 miles), and join the fun at the annual Kirkintilloch Canal Festival at the end.
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lClJuKovcyo

Start anytime between 11:00am and 12 noon.

There will be multiple stop points along the way with information on the how fracking could affect water, air, health and economy. Campaigners from local groups will greet those taking part at each stop, supplying food, drink and chat! There will also be first-aiders and bike maintenance experts to deal with any problems.

This is a family friendly, fun bike ride which is achievable for most. People are also welcome to walk, run, rollerblade or wheel to the finish (wheelchair users would need to join at the Lambhill stop) 

Just as long as you take lots of pics and selfies along the way and post them on social media with the hashtag #LoveScotlandBanFracking

Tickets £5 waged, £3 unwaged/students
You will receive an event T-shirt and a special goodie-bag at the finish point (not to mention all the food and drink along the way).

Sign up on Eventbrite here:
https://tinyurl.com/banfrackbikeride

Big thanks to Lush for items for the Goodie Bag - and for their fab support for the resistance to fracking UK-wide.

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Organised by Frackwatch Glasgow & Friends of the Earth Glasgow.