Wheels for Wellbeing set for national stardom
Published 26 September 2012
The inspirational work of Wheels for Wellbeing will be shown on national television this weekend, as the nation votes for its favourite National Lottery Good Causes.
Wheels for Wellbeing in South London is in the final of The National Lottery Awards 2012, and its work will feature on The National Lottery: Secret Fortune at 8.05pm on BBC One on Saturday 29 September.
Wheels for Wellbeing is the biggest supporter of disability cycling in south London. Over 600 people with disabilities were helped to be physically active outdoors in the last year alone. The charity’s fleet of over 100 bikes were used across south London, including weekly cycling sessions in Croydon and Lambeth. Along with two other Lottery-funded projects, they're bidding to amass the highest number of votes to win the coveted trophy for Best Sports Project and a £2,000 prize.
Wheels for Wellbeing Manager, Isabelle Clement, says:
'We're thrilled that our work will be promoted to millions on national television. Cycling can revolutionise disabled people’s lives. Following the fantastic achievements of Team GB’s paracyclists, there is no better time to be promoting the fact that for disabled people, cycling gives independence and freedom, building confidence and fitness levels. We are proud to support disabled cyclists with the help of the National Lottery.'
To vote for Wheels for Wellbeing call 0844 836 9729 or vote online here. Voting closes on Sunday 28 October.