Get on your bike for free cycle course and repairs


Kids can take a spin down to Mourneview Community Centre in Lurgan to learn about cycling and their bikes with a free, six-week course.

The programme, provided by Craigavon Borough Council, began this week and will run every Monday and Tuesday from 3.45pm to 5pm.

Each week children aged 8-14 will learn about parts and maintenance as well as taking part in fun games, cycles on various routes and a bike safety session to help them be in control of their bike.

In tandem with the course, the community centre will also host a free bike servicing session on March 4 from 6.30pm to 9pm.

Children can get their bikes checked and minor repair work carried out by trained staff who will carry out a full bike service including, where necessary, checking and replacing brakes pads, tubes, cables and fix punctures.

Drop your bike off and collect when finished. Any bikes not seen on the night will be brought to the Watersports Centre, fixed and dropped back to your door a few days later. Staff will also be able to point you in the right directions for any major repairs.