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Cheshire East Appoints Cycling and Walking Champion

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The new and re-elected councillors of Cheshire East Council are to be congratulated in creating the role of Cycling and Walking Champion. Long overdue, this role will raise awareness of non-motorised users when many council decisions are made, including housing and other developments. Cllr Suzie Akers-Smith, a long-standing advocate of active lifestyles, who brought a stage of the Tour of Britain to Congleton in 2016, has been appointed to the role. Read more in Cheshire East's press release. Read more [...]
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2019 Macclesfield Bikeathon 11 May 2019

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Do you feel like you need a challenge or a fun day out? Why not take part in the Macclesfield Bikeathon on May 11th? There are three rides of 6 miles, 30 miles or 60 miles. Start and finish at Macclesfield Leisure Centre from 08.00. More details at www.allgoodcycling.co.uk/Macclesfield-bikeathon.html All proceeds go to Just Drop In support service for young people aged between 12 and 25.

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Behind the Scenes Update 2017

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Exciting times!

Lots going on behind the scenes in Congleton with discussions with town councillor and deputy mayor Suzie Ackers-Smith and CE cllr David Brown over tweaks to make cycling around town easier, and longer-term more major work to make the cycle route network less disjointed, and add a new circumnavigation of the town.

Also there are more cycling events in the pipeline for the town after the runaway success of the Cheshire leg of the Tour of Britain.  These events are fun,  raise Read more [...]

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Seeking Funding

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The campaign is busy working with town councillor Suzie Ackers-Smith, who was instrumental in bringing the Tour of Britain to Congleton.

The result is the Tour of Britain Legacy Committee who are working on ideas to ensure this event has a lasting effect on the area by improving its health and wealth.  Improving health by encouraging the uptake of walking/cycling for shorter journeys and for exercise/leisure in order to reduce air pollution and stress; improving wealth by improving the local Read more [...]

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