Great to see Smartgo Leicester member WeGo Couriers featured in Leicester Mercury, providing an overview of how far the company has come since its formation recently. See parts of the article featured in Leicester Mercury below.
A new courier service is giving city businesses an environmentally-friendly option. Isobel Frodsham finds out more
A new courier service with green credentials has set up an office near Leicester railway station. WeGo Couriers, based in Nottingham, is expanding its services to meet a growing demand.
All residents and businesses in Leicester can sign up free to the LeicesterShire Sustainable Travel Challenge. The website offers a range of rewards on local and national retailers simply by logging sustainable travel journeys for your business, commuting and leisure journeys. In addition, there are a range of mini-competitions taking place.
The finale of the 2014 mini-challenges is taking the bus. As always there are prizes available to those who simply log their commuting, business and leisure bus journeys. In addition, you will still be able to collect Stravel points to be redeemed at local and national retailers. These rewards are timely for the upcoming festivities.
Why not make your journeys enjoyable, healthier and hassle-free? With the help of the Choose How You Move online journey planner getting from A to B has never been easier. It identifies all available travel options, the best routes, shows the expected distance, approximate journey time and even a calorie counter.
You can fit a workout into your commute or beat weekday congestion stress by searching for alternative travel options. It is smartphone and tablet compatible making it easier for you to access your options whilst you’re on the move.
Explore the possible options now and see what a difference it could make to your travel around the county.
Check it out for yourself, visit www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk and get planning today.
WEGO Couriers are now operating a cycle based delivery service in Leicester. WEGO Couriers currently have capacity to carry small documents and archive boxes by bike and trailer. This capacity will increase dramatically with the soon arrival of their large Cycles Maximus freight bike.
The Express London Link parcel service links Leicester to their Capital 20 times a day. With a Station to Station journey time of 1 hour they can bring London to the desks of businesses in Leicester. This high speed parcel link also extends to Nottingham and Derby, enabling Leicester businesses to connect to other businesses within the East Midlands in a more sustainable way.
Avoid the hassle of driving through the rush hour city traffic and finding a car parking space.
Commuters can try the Park & Ride for free on Wednesdays 3, 10, 17 and 24 September when presenting the driver with a promotional voucher before 9am.
The free Day Ticket can be used for unlimited day travel between the Park & Ride sites at Birstall, Enderby and Meynell's Gorse and Leicester.
To celebrate Leicester's Skyride festival on Sunday 24 August Smartgo Leicester partner, Ebike Centres are offering the chance to win a FREE brand new electric bike of your choice worth up to £1000!
The competition is open until Saturday 23 August. Pop by to Ebike Centres Showroom on Granby Street (near the train station) for your free test ride.
For the chance to win, all you have to do is.... TRY ONE! Just take a short test ride and fill out an entry form.
At the end of Skyride, the Mayor of Leicester will draw one entry out of the box and, if you are the lucky winner, you can go to choose your favourite ebike.
For more information, visit www.ebike-centres.co.uk.