Open Country’s Review of 2019

Open Country’s Review of 2019

2019, what a great year! With lots of good fun, laughter and cheer We set ourselves plenty of challenges to meet With adventurous outdoor activities to complete   We cycled across Wales, in the wind and the rain And some of our members jumped out of a plane! We...
Totally Tandemtastic Tally for 2019

Totally Tandemtastic Tally for 2019

It was always going to be a lively night getting together with 75 of our fabulous tandem club members and volunteers to celebrate the end of the 2019 season. We welcomed riders from all five clubs in Harrogate, Ripon, Wakefield, Wetherby and York, some new this season...
The simple pleasures of riding a bike…

The simple pleasures of riding a bike…

We were delighted to be invited to write a guest blog for the Sustrans website sharing our thoughts about overcoming the barriers to cycling with a disability. Sustrans joined our Harrogate Tandem Club earlier this year to take pictures on one of our sunny rides down...
Wakefield Adventurers Take The Plunge!

Wakefield Adventurers Take The Plunge!

Six of our intrepid Wild About Wakefield adventurers have taken the plunge with a 10,000ft skydive to raise money towards our services. The group, who are all blind or have a visual impairment, wanted to challenge themselves to an even more adventurous activity and...
It’s a family affair!

It’s a family affair!

Our Wakefield team have been celebrating Volunteers Week (1-7 June) by reflecting on the successes of the 18 months since launching the project in Wakefield and the many volunteers they have welcomed along the way. For some, volunteering with us has become a family...
Tandem Triumph at Active York Awards

Tandem Triumph at Active York Awards

We’re very proud to be dusting off our awards shelf and making space for a new gong following our success at the Active York Sports Awards. Our York Tandem Club was recognised in the ‘Active in York’ category which celebrates groups or individuals achieving great...