Membership

 

APRIL 2014: TABS is now welcoming registered Bikeability Schemes  to apply to become members of The Association of Bikeability Schemes (TABS).  TABS also welcomes interested parties, including non-delivery local authorities, organisations and businesses that support Bikeability to join TABS as supporters.

Why join?

Government funding for cycle training is agreed up to 2016. TABS will represent the views of the cycle training industry so that informed decisions can be made regarding future funding.

However to do more, we need more members – to be a louder voice, and to promote and expand Bikeability more effectively.  As with any trade association, as membership grows so will the authority of TABS, along with our ability to provide more services for our members, to secure more funding and have a greater influence on government policy.

 

Membership Benefits:

  • Have your say in the future of Bikeability
  • FREE  & discounted place(s) at the TABS annual professional development conference – Thursday 15th May 2014  (network/share ideas with other TABS members, discuss key issues, professional workshops, policy debate)
  • Information exchange / networking opportunities (quarterly newsletter, website updates, TABS online discussion forum, regional seminars/talks)
  • Promotional opportunities (TABS Directory of Member Services on website, Case studies, Marketing/PR to promote member activities, quality ‘Kitemark’ & Code of Conduct)
  • Resources (Best-practice examples; technical advice, support and guidance documents – health & safety, legal issues)
  • Central membership services (consultation, campaigning, marketing, fundraising; securing discounts for members with training providers, cycling retailers, industry distributors)

 

Download SUMMARY SHEET OF MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS 

Download the APPLICATION FORM

Download TABS Code of Conduct

Download TABS ANNUAL REPORT 2013

Download  TABS MEMBERS – DIRECTORY OF SERVICES & PRODUCTS 2014

 

For more background on TABS, please see the FAQs

The Board of TABS is working to establish other benefits for members and supporters. TABS is your organisation, it is there to represent your interests so please let us know what you would like to see TABS doing.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us at isobel@tabs-uk.org.uk

 

 

MEMBER UPDATES – 2013 & 2014

For current and previous news of TABS activities, please click on the links below to download the monthly newsletter:

TABS – member update March 2013

TABS – member update APRIL 2013

TABS – member update April.May 2013

 TABS – member update May 2013

TABS – member update JUNE 2013

TABS – member update JULY 2013

TABS – member update AUGUST 2013

TABS – member update SEPTEMBER 2013

TABS – member update OCTOBER 2013

TABS – member update NOVEMBER 2013

TABS – member update DECEMBER 2013

TABS – member update JANUARY 2014

TABS – member update FEBRUARY 2014

TABS – member update MARCH 2014

 TABS – member update APRIL 2014

 

TABS ‘QUALITY’ KITEMARK

A logo is available for download for TABS members use on promotional materials, websites, in tender documents etc. to demonstrate your commitment to promoting quality delivery of Bikeability training.

Some brand guidelines for the use of this logo are available here

TABS Kitemark – jpg version

TABS Kitemark – PNG version

TABS Kitemark – CMYK version (zipped)

TABS Kitemark – RGB version (zipped)

 


MEMBER DISCOUNTS

Colan UK Ltd is offering a special promotion for TABS members. They have produced a series of discount codes for both adult and children products. They are also offering the official Bikeability transfers for jackets for an extra £0.95.

Click on the links below to download the promo offer codes/prices.

 

Many thanks to all our existing TABS MEMBERS for your support.

As of 21st April 2014 there are now 120 TABS members and supporters (in italics) including:

AAcycleAAble, Aspire Sports Cycle Training Scheme, B3 Cycling, BeCycling, Bedford Borough Council, Bike Right!, Bikeability (Solihull), Birmingham City Council, Borden Grammar/Sheppey & Sittingbourne SSP, Brighton & Hove City Council, Bristol City Council, British Cycling, Brookfield Community School (Chesterfield SSP), Buckinghamshire County Council, Capital City Academy, Chapel Gate Cycling Scheme, Chorley School Sports Partnership, City of York Council, CTC, Cycle Confident, Cycle Experience, Cycle Training Alliance, Cycle Training Cornwall, Cycle Training East, Cycle Training UK (CTUK), cycleinstructor.co.uk, Cyclemaster Pedals 4 All CIC, Cyclewise, Cycle-wise Thames Valley, Cycling Instructor Ltd, Cyclist Training Ltd., Cycling Scotland, Cycle4Life Training, Darlington Council, Derby City Council, Devon County Council, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Durham County Council, Eastlands Velo Bikeability Training, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, East Sussex County Council, Essex County Council, First Grade Coaching Ltd, First Step Sports, Gloucestershire County Council, Go Velo, GTRCC (Guided Trail Rides & Cycle Courses), Haddenham Cycle Training, Hampshire County Council, Herefordshire Council, Hertfordshire County Council, Hull City Council, Islington Council, Kent County Council, London Borough of Haringey, Leeds Carnegie Bikeability Team, Leighton-Linslade SSP, Lewisham Council, Life Cycle UK,  London Bike Hub, London Cycling Campaign, Luton Borough Council, Medway Council, Mid Cornwall Sports Network, Middlesborough Environment City, Mountbatten School SSP, North East Lincs Cycle Training, North Manchester SSP, North Somerset Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, On Your Bike Cycle Training, Outspoken Training, Pedal Power Training, Pedal Ready, Pendle Vale College, Penwith SSP, Plymouth SSP, Poole Council, Prospects4Sport Cycling, Quality Teaching Services, Ride Revolution, Ridewise, Ridingabike, Road Safety & Cycle Training, Rochdale Council, Rosliston Forestry Centre, Rowhill Cycle Training, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Safe 2 Cycle,  Smart Cycle Training, Swanwick SSP, Somerset Road Safety, South Gloucestershire Council, Southend Bikeability, Spen Valley SSP, Staffordshire County Council, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, Stockton Borough Council, Suffolk County Council, Sutton Council, Sunderland Young Peoples Bike Project, Surrey County Council, Sustrans, Tameside Sports Trust, Technicolour Tyre Company, Telford & Wrekin Council, Torbay Council, Trafford Council, Tri-a-Sport Cycle Training, Vale Cycle Training, Vandome Cycles, Walsall Council, Warwickshire County Council, West Berkshire Council, West Sussex County Council, Wheely Fun Wheels, Wiltshire County Council, Worcestershire County Council, Youth Sport Trust.