About us

What we do

Here at the Trinity, we aim to encourage and support people to be more active by:

  • walking and cycling at home, school or work
  • walking, cycling or using public transport for everyday journeys and everyday lives

The Trinity has been realised with support from European Regional Development funds under Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund and North Ayrshire Council.

Kate Cuthbert

I have always loved walking and being out and about ever since childhood and still enjoy weekend walks with family and friends.

I try to fit in at least one walk a day, even on my days in the office.

I’ve been encouraging people to get more active through walking or cycling for nearly 30 years.

Whether through guided walks, encouraging public access or building paths and cycle routes, I have tried to help people become more active in their daily lives.

I’m looking forward to meeting you at the Trinity or out and about across North Ayrshire.

David Reid

My passion is cycling, which I started from a very young age.

Cycling gave me a sense of freedom, and the ability to travel and explore different places of interest. It also provides an option for me to commute to work on a daily basis.

I have been working with various workplaces throughout North Ayrshire for a number of years, encouraging and supporting people to walk, cycle, use public transport or car share as an alternative mode of transport for their commute to work.

This may be through providing Personal Travel Plans, information on safe walking and cycling routes, or creating fun events like Dr Bike sessions and Walking Challenges.

I look forward to meeting you at the Trinity at one of our exciting events throughout the year.

Jessica Gillespie

I am one of two Active Travel Officers for North Ayrshire.

Ever since I can remember, I have always been an enthusiast for outdoor pursuits and sports.

From scrambling to mountain biking to kite surfing to rock climbing, if it involves the outdoors, I’m there!

This passion has taken me around the world and allowed me to meet so many new people.

My passion led me to study Sport and Exercise Psychology which has led me to my current role.

As an officer, I deliver behaviour change programmes to encourage more people to actively travel. This involves managing activities like bike maintenance, guided walks, led cycles, and engagement events to motivate more people to take up cycling, walking or use of public transport.

I look forward to meeting you at one of our events in the near future. Come and say hello!

Laura Anderson

I am the newest member of the Travel Smart team at North Ayrshire Council.

As one of two Workplace Engagement Officers, my job is to help local businesses promote walking, cycling and public transport to their staff.

We do this by offering a range of activities to workplaces, including:

  • led walks and cycles
  • active travel breakfasts

We even help workplaces access funding to improve their cycling facilities.

Having always been interested in helping the environment I studied Renewable Technology at University and until recently, worked in promoting electric vehicles.

I am thoroughly enjoying my new role focusing on active travel – after all, you can’t find a vehicle better for the environment than a bike or your own feet!