Recognised at a UK level, we are very proud that LAG member Bridget Clark has been recognised on the 100 Women in Cycling list and agree that this accolade is much deserved.
There are five different categories, with Bridget listed for her role as a Community Champion (not surprisingly given that she volunteers her time to support the work of LEADER and the Local Action Group)
As well as sitting on the LAG, Bridget was nominated for being an active volunteer member of a Transition Town initiative campaigning for more active travel routes for cycling and walking. She has also been creating a local active travel map and secured the funding to distribute it to every schoolchild. Bridget has campaigned for improvements to local infrastructure to make sure they meet the needs for active travel for people of all ages and abilities.
Maybe not surprisingly, Bridget has been spearheading our LEADER work on Cycle Tourism that has already borne fruit with the promotion of ebiking in the area, the mapping of routes around the Trossachs, the production of routes for a new VisitScotland portal on cycling the long distance routes across Scotland and the development of the Gravelfoyle initiative near Aberfoyle!
To find out more about Bridget and the list of most influential women in cycling