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Josh Leck, 16 is latest recruit for Cycling Without age across Weymouth and Portland

Josh Leck, 16 is latest recruit for Cycling Without age across Weymouth and Portland

Josh Leck, from Rodwell is helping transport elderly and vulnerable people across the area through volunteering with charity Cycling Without Age A 16-YEAR-OLD keen cyclist…

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Josh Leck, from Rodwell is helping transport elderly and vulnerable people across the area through volunteering with charity Cycling Without Age A 16-YEAR-OLD keen cyclist has joined the ranks of an organisation which helps people get out and about in Weymouth and Portland.

Josh Leck, from Rodwell is helping elderly and vulnerable people travel across the area by volunteering with the charity Cycling Without Age.

The charity was set up in Weymouth in October 2019 in a bid to help people who are housebound and to help them combat loneliness, which is done through rides across the area on bikes known as trishaws.

Former All Saints School student Josh said: "I applied to volunteer because I have a big interest in cycling myself.

"It feels good to give this freedom to everyone, especially those less able.

READ MORE : Cycling Without Age launch on Portland with new £7.9k trishaw Dorset Echo: "All the routes in Weymouth and Portland are so varied yet all very enjoyable for everyone involved."

Josh, who is studying Uniformed Protective Services (Level 3) at Weymouth College, said his hobbies include mountain biking, kayaking, and paddle boarding.The Weymouth branch of Cycling Without Age was established by Des Lochrie in 2019. It provides services to areas including Weymouth, Portland and Bridport – with plans to expand into Dorchester.The bikes are battery operated and used to help with travel for elderly or disabled people.Des Lochrie said: "Josh is the youngest of our volunteers, and possibly the youngest volunteer across the county."We have had […]

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