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Balornock Pupils Back on their Bikes thanks to ng2

News   •   May 12, 2016 11:23 BST

Front l-r: Pupils Sophie Dunne, Tye Kerr, Stuart Gough, John Bambrick, Ben Marshall, Kenzie Stanley & Lewis Thomson. Back l-r: Andy Lyttle, Lynn McSorley, David McIntyre, Mrs Loretta MacNeil & Richard Porter

Balornock Pupils Back on their Bikes thanks to ng2

PUPILS at Balornock Primary school were delighted when local social enterprise company ng2 fixed the lock on their bike shed after it had been vandalised over the recent bank holiday weekend.

The school had been encouraging pupils to cycle to school and when the lock was glued shut they couldn't get access to their bikes.

When ng2 heard this they wanted to help and Handy Person Andy Lyttle managed to free the lock and replace it with a new one.

Supervisor David McIntyre said: "We were delighted we could help to free the children's bikes, with the warm weather we are getting now, its an ideal time for them to get out there pedaling."

Balornock Primary is a health promoting school as it strives to improve the health of school personnel, families and community members as well as pupils; and works with community leaders to help them understand how the community contributes to, or undermines, health and education.

Head teacher Mrs McSorley said: “We would like to thank ng2 for acting so quickly to get our bike shed lock repaired. Their timing couldn't have been better as the pupils were keen to get back on their bikes especially as we have a range of activities on this week as part of Health Week.”

Pupil John Bambrick echoed the feelings of all his friends when he said: "We are all happy and we really enjoy cycling to school so thank you ng2 for fixing our lock”.


Front Row  l-r: Pupils Sophie Dunne, Tye Kerr, Stuart Gough, John Bambrick, Ben Marshall, Kenzie Stanley and Lewis Thomson.

Back Row  l-r: ng2 Handy Person Andy Lyttle, Head Teacher Lynn McSorley, ng2 Supervisor David McIntyre, Depute Head Teacher Mrs Loretta MacNeil & Balornock Parent Council's Richard Porter