Category Archives: Cycling

Scott Thwaites cannot wait to ride on home roads at this week’s Tour de Yorkshire and will be going all out to put on a show for the mammoth Yorkshire crowds.  Thwaites was born in Burley-in-Wharfedale and attended schools in both Ilkley and Skipton before becoming a professional cyclist in 2013. This is the first… read more … about Thwaites raring to compete on home roads at this week’s Tour de Yorkshire>>

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It’s now less than month until the Tour de Yorkshire cycles into Calderdale, and visitors and residents are being reminded of the road closure arrangements on the day.  On Sunday 30 April, 18 teams of cyclists will travel through Calderdale as part of Stage 3 of the race. To make sure that spectators, cyclists, support… read more … about Travel plans for the Tour>>

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A new campaign to encourage people to leave their car at home one day a week will launch in Calderdale this April. By persuading people to take at least one in five of their journeys by bike, foot, train or bus, Calderdale Council hopes the campaign will encourage people to be more physically active, improve… read more … about Leave the car at home for 1 in 5>>

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People are being invited to give their views on proposals by CityConnect to improve the towpath of the Calder & Hebble Navigation. Proposals for improvements to the 2km stretch of towpath between Bridge 1 at Sowerby Bridge Basin and Hollas Lane Bridge include, resurfacing, widening where possible, relaying of coping stones where they have become… read more … about Calder and Hebble towpath project consultation underway>>

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Cycling around Calderdale could soon be a lot easier, as members discuss the introduction of a Calderdale Cycling Strategy.  Cycling is a popular activity in Calderdale, with participation rates for the sport 14% higher than the Yorkshire or national average. However, using cycling as a method of commuting or as a mode of travel for… read more … about Cycling boost for Calderdale>>

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It’s now just over a month until the Tour de Yorkshire cycles in to Calderdale, and Calderdale Council’s handy new guide will help you plan your day.  On Sunday 30 April, the Tour de Yorkshire peloton will travel through Calderdale as part of Stage 3 of the race. Dubbed the ‘Yorkshire Terrier’ because of the… read more … about The little guide that’s a big help>>

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Speaking at the national Living Streets conference in London on Saturday, West Yorkshire Combined Authority Managing Director Ben Still will say that active travel is inherently a local form of transport, so it is down to local authorities and their partners to deliver it. Already all booked up, Living Streets’ Walking Summit aims to bring… read more … about Walking is fundamental part of everyday travel Combined Authority boss will tell national conference>>

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Lizzie Deignan is the latest star rider to confirm her attendance as the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire is now just 50 days away.  Deignan (née Armitstead) will return to her home county for the Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday 29 April, which will see the world’s best riders tackling a tough 122.5km route… read more … about Deignan confirmed to celebrate 50 days to go until the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire>>

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