Category Archives: Cycling

Calderdale Council is looking to declare an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) on the A58 at New Bank, Halifax. In order to inform the Council’s ongoing work to tackle air pollution and support the continued fight against climate change, air quality is regularly monitored across the borough. This monitoring has identified that levels of Nitrogen… read more … about Taking action to tackle air pollution>>

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Over 100 pupils in Calderdale got on their bikes and took part in the Schools Yorkshire Tour, an initiative encouraging young people to cycle more. As part of the cycling challenge, a baton is travelling 400 miles across Yorkshire, passed on by children on bikes from 160 schools. It started in York on Monday 10… read more … about Cycling event gets children active and clears the air>>

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Two former Tour de Yorkshire champions – Greg Van Avermaet and Serge Pauwels – have confirmed they will ride this year’s race as well as cycling legend Marianne Vos. Van Avermaet was involved in a crash at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday but his CCC Team have confirmed he only suffered cuts and bruises and the 33… read more … about More star riders set for Tour de Yorkshire!>>

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New, eye-catching bike racks are appearing around Halifax town centre, as part of cycle-friendly measures across the borough. Calderdale Council and the Halifax Business Improvement District (BID) have worked together to commission four new cycle storage facilities in the town. The colourful storage racks each have space for up to eight bikes and will be… read more … about New cycle stores for Halifax>>

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With one month to go until the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have unveiled the highly anticipated race timings. Millions of spectators are expected to line the route over the four days of action which will see the Tour de Yorkshire take place between 2-5 May and the… read more … about Full race timings confirmed with one month to go to the Tour de Yorkshire!>>

Visitors to The Piece Hall in Halifax will soon be able to get up close to the prestigious Tour de Yorkshire trophies. Ahead of The Piece Hall hosting the start of stage four of the Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday 5 May, both the men’s and women’s race trophies will arrive in Calderdale on Wednesday… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire trophy tour comes to Halifax>>

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Wheels are in motion for a £2.1m scheme to improve cycling and walking access on a 6km section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden. This is part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot. At a meeting… read more … about Plans to boost cycling and walking access on canal towpath>>