Fort William Bike Kitchen is recruiting

NO F04 LEG-logo

Want to read more?

At the start of the pandemic in March we took the decision to make online access to our news free of charge by taking down our paywall. At a time where accurate information about Covid-19 was vital to our community, this was the right decision – even though it meant a drop in our income. In order to help safeguard the future of our journalism, the time has now come to reinstate our paywall, However, rest assured that access to all Covid related news will still remain free.

To access all other news will require a subscription, as it did pre-pandemic. The good news is that for the whole of December we will be running a special discounted offer to get 3 months access for the price of one month. Thank you for supporting us during this incredibly challenging time.

We value our content and access to our full site is only available with a  subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device.  In addition, your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards.

Just want to read one issue? No problem you can subscribe for just one week (or longer if you wish).

Already a subscriber?

 

Subscribe Now

Lochaber Environmental Group (LEG) is recruiting for a qualified bike mechanic to help run the Fort William Bike Kitchen.

With another 12 months of funding secured from Paths for All Smarter Choices Smarter Places, the bike mechanic will help LEG to continue developing the Bike Kitchen, promoting active travel and teaching bike repair skills.

The position is part time (three days/week), and the mechanic will deliver bike repair
workshops, restore bikes, help develop LEGs Bike Tool Library and run guided ebike rides.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday July 21, with interviews being held during the week beginning July 27.

The new funding will enable the Bike Kitchen to resume LEG’s successful Adopt A Bike
scheme, offering more restored bikes to new owners.

The newly completed Bike Kitchen shed will also be home to LEGs developing Bike Tool Library, with bike tools available for all to borrow, free of charge, helping to keep your bike in good condition and running smoothly.

The Bike Kitchen is funded by the Climate Challenge Fund as part of LEGs project ‘Low
Carbon Lochaber’, Paths for All Smarter Choices Smarter Places, and Cycling Scotland.

More information about the bike mechanic position and application documents are available at lochaberenviro.org.uk/what-we-do/current-projects/bike-kitchen/
or email: kate@lochaberenviro.org.uk