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Scotland to Birmingham Sikh Helpline Bike Ride 25th to 28th July 2019

a. Day 1 – Edinburgh – South Shields (120 miles)

b. Day 2 – South Shields – Leeds (100 miles)

c. Day 3 – Leeds – Derby (80 miles)

d. Day 4 – Derby – Birmingham (50 miles)


Congratulations you have been accepted for the bikeride. Please do the 3 simple steps below to complete the bikeride registration process


1. Read and accept the conditions below 


Sikh Helpline Bike Ride Terms and Conditions


Getting ready for the ride

  • Your bike must be roadworthy.
  • It should be checked by a competent bike technician.
  • Wear appropriate clothing for cycling. Avoid clothes which may get tangled in the chain or wheel.
  • Wear suitable clothing for the weather on the day. Avoid jeans.
  • We highly recommend you to wear a cycle helmet which conforms to current regulations, is the correct size and securely fastened / a full dastar.
  • Have a bottle of water and if possible a puncture repair kit with you.


During the ride

  • This is NOT a race. Ride safely and for FUN.
  • If there are any problems during the ride please make a marshal / sevadar aware.



  • Contact us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of any medical conditions or disablities you have
  • Know the Highway Code for cyclists. You can read the up-to-date rules and regulations HERE 
  • Obey all traffic signs and traffic light signals.
  • Keep both hands on the handlebars except when signalling or changing gear.
  • Keep both feet on the pedals.
  • Ride in single file on narrow or busy roads and when riding around bends.
  • Follow the instructions of the marshals.
  • Be considerate of each other and other road users.
  • Look all around before moving away from the kerb, turning or manoeuvring to make sure it is safe to do so. Give a clear signal to show other road users what you intend to do.
  • Look well ahead for obstructions in the road such as drains, potholes and parked vehicles so that you do not have to swerve suddenly to avoid them.
  • Leave plenty of room when passing parked vehicles and watch out for doors being opened or pedestrians stepping into your path.
  • Be aware of traffic coming up behind you.
  • Take extra care near road humps and other traffic calming measures.
  • Use cycle routes, advanced stop lines, cycle boxes and toucan crossings unless at the time it is unsafe to do so.
  • Take care when overtaking and inform rider in front of your intentions.
  • Ensure you pay particular attention to your braking and slippery surfaces in wet conditions.



  • Carry a passenger.
  • Use a mobile phone/ audio player/ camera whilst riding.
  • Hold onto a moving vehicle or trailer.
  • Ride close behind another vehicle.
  • Ride in a dangerous, careless or inconsiderate manner.
  • Ride when under the influence of alcohol or drugs (including medicine).
  • Cross the stop line when the traffic lights are red.
  • Undertake vehicles or other cyclists. Riders ride at their own risk. The Sikh Helpline or the organising/assisting individuals on the day do not accept any liability for injury or damage.


2. Complete the application form click here


3. Press the pay now button below to be forwarded the paypal website where you can pay the £50 pounds entrance fee.


Volunteer 2019

 Volunteers, we need your support!

What we do

The Sikh Helpline is a registered charity that offers a free and confidential helpline service to those in need.

We adhere to principles of equality and diversity, and provide support to people of all different cultural backgrounds. Our service is one of listening and supporting, and has developed an expertise in dealing with a variety of personal and social issues.


Some of the issues that we deal with are:

  •  Domestic Abuse
  •  Child Abuse
  •  Bullying
  •  Relationship Issues
  •  Substance Abuse
  •  Depression and Mental Health Issues


How you can help us


Volunteers are the backbone of our organisation

Your time, support and commitment, along with personal experience, professional expertise and specialism is what makes our service valuable.


We are always looking for professionals and non-professionals in a variety of supporting roles such as: 

  • Providing Support & Care
  • Experience with Domestic Issues
  • Solicitors and Barristers to support our legal team
  • Councillors and Psychologists
  • Media, PR and Marketing
  • T.V and Radio
  • Fundraising and Events Management
  • Any other useful skills!

volunteer 2019If you have any questions or would like to know more please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. To Join us and become a volunteer please fill this sort application form in full, Click here We look forward to working with you soon!

Upcoming events

Please click on one of the links below to register for the event


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Our Supporters

The past few years has seen the service grow at an exponential rate with service users being spread throughout the country and in order to meet this need we have expanded our volunteer network to cover as much of the UK as possible. This was achieved with the help of our supporters including the following individuals and businesses:


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The Sikh Helpline Charity Bike Ride is an annual event that helps us to raise awareness of issues facing the community as well as the assistance that we can offer. It is also an important opportunity for us to raise much-needed funds to operate all our programmes.

Interest in The Charity Bike Ride has been mushrooming from year to year and many individuals and organisations/sponsors have come forward to contribute toward the event. We are forever grateful to them as well as the growing number of participants who not only make it possible but also tremendously fun! Thank you, all!

We welcome sponsorships! Contact us for more information. Thank you!



Our Other Activities...


  • Chaplaincy services
  • Informational videos and DVD's
  • Educational media projects
  • Summer Youth Camps
  • Gurmat classes
  • Interfaith seminars
  • School projects on Sikhism(R.E.)
  • School/private visits to the Gurdwara
  • Music Classes
  • Online promotion of Sikh values
  • Youth Camps
  • Sports
  • Computer Appreciation
  • Awareness Seminars
  • Education
  • School Liasing


Little Flowers

I shall remember forever and will never forget.

Monday: my money was taken.
Tuesday: names called.
Wednesday: my uniform torn.
Thursday: my body pouring with blood.
Friday: it's ended.
Saturday: freedom.

flowersThe final diary pages of 13-year-old Vijay Singh who was being bullied. He was found hanging from the banister rail at his home on Sunday.

This doesn't need to happen to you. Contact us for help! Call these numbers:

0845 644 0704 /
07999 00 4364


Bullying in schools is a growing problem nationwide. You don't have to suffer in silence if you are being bullied. If you are a parent of a child who is being bullied, take action now. The Sikh Helpline has handled several cases with successful outcomes. Contact us if you need help.

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86 Birmingham St,
Oldbury, West Midlands,
B69 4EB, U.K.

0845 644 0704

07999 004 363


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