Beat the Street Forth and Clyde official launch attended by Michael Matheson MSP

The Beat the Street Forth and Clyde was officially launched at Falkirk Wheel last week with Michael Matheson MSP for Falkirk West, with organisers and representatives from the game’s organisers and funders; Central Canals Development Project, the Kelvin Valley and Falkirk LEADER Programme and Paths for All’s Smarter Choices, Smarter Places Open Fund.

Michael Matheson MSP pictured centre with (from left)
Robyn Warburton- Paths For All
Ian Howarth- Chair of Falkirk & Forth Valley LEADER
Transport Minister Michael Matheson
Craig McGarrie- Development Manager Beat The Street
Catherine Topley- Chief Exec. Officer of Scottish Canals

The game started on Wednesday, 9th September across the towns of Bonnybridge, Camelon and Kilsyth and continues for four weeks.

Beat the Street Forth and Clyde is being delivered by Intelligent Health on behalf of the Central Canals Development Project and is funded by the Kelvin Valley and Falkirk LEADER Programme and Paths for All’s Smarter Choices, Smarter Places Open Fund.

Michael Matheson MSP said: “I am delighted to support the Beat the Street programme which encourages people to ditch the car and enjoy all of the benefits of active travel.

“Beat the Street is a positive and community-focused way of encouraging people to get more active, by walking, cycling, rolling and wheeling around this beautiful area, plus it’s more important than ever to get as fit and healthy as possible while we fight the threat of Covid-19”.

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