Huw Irranca-Davies Assembly Member for Pencoed officially opened Phase 2 of the Pencoed Safe Routes Scheme with the Mayor of Pencoed Mr John McCarthy. This scheme is really encouraging our children in Croesty Primary School to make an active journey to and from school which will have some very positive benefits for our children, the local community and our environment. Reducing car journeys helps to reduce pollution. Regular exercise guards against obesity and helps children to concentrate for longer with their learning.
Here in Pencoed we’ve got the only glow in the dark cycle path in Wales! There have been some fantastic improvements over the last two years for anyone wanting to make an active journey and it all started with our Croesty Primary School Travel Plan. Invited to the opening were the children of our Active Journeys Crew and any of the children who made a real contribution to our Travel Plan. We’re looking forward to Phase Three which will link the cycle path from Coychurch up to Croesty and Pencoed Comprehensive School.