Big numbers for Big Pedal at Lochaber High

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A record number of Lochaber High School teachers and pupils have taken to using their bikes as a form of transport to and from school as part of the Sustrans Big Pedal 2018 initiative.

Enticed by a great array of prizes donated by local businesses and organisations, the cyclists have reaped the benefits of a little bit of exercise before classes begin, despite some interesting weather.

Numbers were up almost 20 per cent on last year with a total of 527 pedalling during the two-week period. This total number of bikers makes Lochaber High the third largest participating high school in Scotland for 2018.

The organisers would like to thank to all those involved including the generosity of countless local businesses for the great array of prizes, all volunteers who welcomed the cyclists, and High Life Highland, Lochaber Environmental Group and Developing the Young Workforce (DYW).