.  Newthe Living in Byker, Walker, Heaton? Get ready because this summer will be full of treasures! Recyke y’bike is launching a new project that will bring fun, wonder and joy to the residents of these neighborhoods! Between the months of July and September we will cycle through your streets carrying a mobile library in our new cargo trailer! Residents will be invited to take what they want, and donate what they want, so as to promote a circular and sustainable economy based on re-use and generosity! Taking part in the bike book swap is as easy as opening your door! Dates and locations visited are listed below:

July 1: 2:30-3:30pm – Ayton Rise, Wickham Gardens

July 8, 2:30-3:30pm – Raby Street, Felton Walk

July 29th, 2:30-3.30pm – 3rd to 7th avenues off Chillingam Road

August 5, 2:30-3:30pm – Ayton Street, Clifford Road, Bolam Street

August 12, 2:30-3:30pm – Bollinbroke Street, Malcom Street, Heaton Grove

August 19, 2:30-3:30pm: Priory Green, Raby Street

August 26, 2:30-3:30pm: Mailing Street, Byker Bank

September 2, 2:30-3:30pm: Moorland Crescent, Vallum Road


The Bike Book Swap has been supported by the Newcastle East High Streets Programme (funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund with the North of Tyne Combined Authority as the lead authority)and by the Byker Partnership Trust. Our beautiful cargo trailer has been sponsored by the Malings Community Fund and we received generous help and donations from the GoodGym Newcastle and Seven Stories.

We look forward to seeing you there and have fun together!