What Rethink thinks; Half Term Heroes and How to Help

Article by Tanya Leary Ever since the Government voted against extending free school meals last week I have been churned up with a horrible mix of guilt and gratitude, rage and frustration and the constant question of 'What can we do…? How can we help?' Ever since I started working with children and young people

What Rethink thinks; Half Term Heroes and How to Help2020-10-25T16:04:32+00:00

Has COVID called time on school traffic?

This article was originally published in the October 2020 edition of Heswall Magazine. With driving such an easy option for many, and busy routines meaning lots of parents need to get straight to work, we have created the perfect storm of noisy, polluted, unsafe routes to school for our children. My own morning routine might

Has COVID called time on school traffic?2020-10-21T14:04:30+00:00

Bike to the Future

Just as lockdown began, Rethink Now began work on an exciting bid for eCargo bikes. Working closely with Wirral Environmental Network, Wirral Council, Peel L&P and others we submitted a proposal focusing on reducing the number of short distance deliveries undertaken by motorised vehicles. Deliveries which have been so important over recent weeks to get

Bike to the Future2020-10-21T14:04:50+00:00

Rethink Now CIC awarded up to £10,000 and place on learning programme to improve local community

Ed Lamb, Director of Rethink Now CIC a Wirral based community interest company, is one of 71 leaders across England selected for a competitive learning programme and grant of up to £10,000. The Community Business Trade Up Programme is run by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, in partnership with Power to Change. The programme supports

Rethink Now CIC awarded up to £10,000 and place on learning programme to improve local community2020-10-21T14:04:56+00:00

Enter The Bicycle

All it took was the end of life as we know it. For years (decades!) campaigners, planners, experts and even the odd MP have shouted from the sidelines about the power of the bicycle. Name me a problem and the bicycle will fix it. Air pollution? Bikes! Noise pollution? Bikes! Physical health? Bikes! Safer streets?

Enter The Bicycle2020-05-19T14:25:20+00:00

A global pandemic and the chance to rethink everything

Sometimes situations arise which force us to look a life through a different lens. Like an unwelcome invitation to assess where we are; as individuals, families, communities, businesses and countries.  When Ed set up Rethink Now late in 2018 it was on the back of his frustration around the daily commute and how unsafe it

A global pandemic and the chance to rethink everything2020-03-30T21:37:02+00:00