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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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Vote for Funding for Congleton Cycling Network – Save the Date: Sat 28th Feb

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What? Vote for more funds to start filling in the gaps in the Congleton cycle network. Cheshire East is holding a Decision Day for locals to listen to various community project proposals. Where? Congleton Town Hall. When? Sat 28th Feb 2017 from 9.30am-noon How? Anyone 12 or older can vote, but you have to vote in person and MUST REGISTER before 9.50am, listen to the all the proposed projects and then vote (from 10-11am). Refreshments provided - come along with friends and family to Read more [...]
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Wishlist for Cycle Network as Legacy of Tour of Britain event

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We've been busy putting together an ambitious wishlist plus some cheap and cheerful quick fixes (will post these later) to improve the Congleton Cycle Network, as requested by town councillor Suzie Akers-Smith, the force behind the success of the 2016 Tour of Britain stage held here in Cheshire East. Cheshire East Council's leader, Rachel Bailey, and others want to see a cycling legacy from this event, so that residents and visitors will have a good quality cycle network to use. Currently there Read more [...]
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Fun Cycle Run Congleton Sat 3rd September 2016

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What's it like to cycle one mile? Find out. Bring your bike along for the one mile fun Cycle Run ride on Saturday 3rd September between Astbury Mere Country Park visitor centre and Congleton town centre, following shortcuts and quiet back streets that are part of a national cycle route (the 573). No hills! Come along to Astbury Mere between 11am and 2pm, pick up your free Congleton Cycle Network map from the team, who will show you how to find the way into town along the quiet back streets, following Read more [...]
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Wed 25th Feb 2015: discuss cycling provision re the link road and town

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Our next evening meeting is at 19.00 on Wednesday 25th February in the Kings Arms, Lawton St, Congleton, CW12 1RS. The purpose is to discuss Congleton Cycling Campaign's presentation on 'cycling in Congleton' that we have been invited to give at the upcoming Cheshire East Cycling Seminar (Tues 3rd March 3rd, 18.00, Congleton Town Hall). The proposed Link Road and its cycling provision (or lack of) would make a good theme - we have sight of the final plan, and there will be public consultation Read more [...]
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