Leeds City Council - Archive (cycling)

2019
14
June
2019
| 16:09 Europe/London
Leeds pupils have taken part in the 2019 Schools Yorkshire Tour this week, a 200 mile cycle relay which aims to encourage more pupils to cycle to school and improve cycle skills. Pupils from various schools across the city have been transporting t...
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2018
21
November
2018
| 17:01 Europe/London
People across Leeds are being encouraged to be more ‘Bike Smart’ as part of Road Safety Week (19 – 25 November). Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event which is coordinated annually by BRAKE, the road safety charity. It aims to ...
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03
July
2018
| 13:17 Europe/London
  Pupils from Brownhill Primary School and St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Leeds have brought the 400 mile cycling relay which has been winding its way through Yorkshire for the past month, to a close today. The pupils rode into Mill...
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28
June
2018
| 17:45 Europe/London
Children and young people from 27 Leeds schools will be taking part in the final stage of the 400 mile cycling relay which has made its way through Yorkshire over the past month. The Schools Yorkshire Tour relay began on Tuesday 5 June as part of ...
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31
May
2018
| 09:30 Europe/London
Children and young people from over 160 schools across Yorkshire will be taking part in a cycling relay covering 12 local authority areas over the next four weeks. The Schools Yorkshire Tour relay will start on Tuesday 5 June as part of national B...
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2017
09
June
2017
| 17:19 Europe/London
Children and young people from 95 schools across Yorkshire will be taking part in a cycling relay covering ten local authority areas over the next two weeks. The Schools’ Yorkshire Tour relay will start on 12th June as part of national Bike Week. ...
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26
April
2017
| 17:20 Europe/London
Pupils from a Leeds special school are setting taste buds tingling this month with their winning Tour de Yorkshire-themed school lunch, which is being served at schools across the city. The competition, organised by Leeds City Council’s catering s...
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06
February
2017
| 15:37 Europe/London
Plans to invest £6.5million on further improvements to cycling infrastructure in Leeds will be considered by senior councillors this week. Following the recent announcement that over 100,000 trips on the CityConnect Cycle Superhighway (CS1) have a...
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2016
04
August
2016
| 16:02 Europe/London
Pupils from Bardsey Primary School have been presented with a special prize for coming top in this year’s Leeds City Council Bike Week competition. Budding journalists from schools across Leeds were invited to submit articles or blogs describing h...
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14
June
2016
| 16:02 Europe/London
Children all over Leeds are jumping on their bikes and cycling to school this week as part of Bike Week. Leeds schools have organised a host of cycle themed activities to mark this annual celebration of all things ‘bike’ including; Bikeability tra...
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21
April
2016
| 16:50 Europe/London
The hugely anticipated second edition of the Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race is now only a week away. Excitement is building in Otley which plays host to the start of Stage Two of the race on Saturday 30 April. Stage Two is a particular...
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19
April
2016
| 15:35 Europe/London
Otley residents will be able to get a piece of the Tour de Yorkshire action when the official trophy tours the town later this week. The Tour de Yorkshire trophy will make a whistle-stop tour around Otley on Friday 22 April. The town will be hosti...
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2015
06
July
2015
| 10:09 Europe/London
During its 1950s heyday, the Leeds Kirkgate Cycling Club was one of the city’s true bastions of sporting excellence. Back then, thousands of eager spectators would gather to cheer on cyclists during their weekly Track League meetings at Roundhay P...
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16
June
2015
| 18:23 Europe/London
Children from seven Leeds schools will be trying out the Leeds Core Cycle Network to encourage more people to take to two wheels as part of national Bike Week. Later this week over 80 Leeds school pupils will be cycling along three routes of the L...
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19
May
2015
| 11:00 Europe/London
With one month to go before Sky Ride rolls into town Leeds City Council is celebrating the occasion by opening its latest priority cycling route. The newest addition to the core cycle network runs from Meanwood Road to Quarry Hill and is mainly a ...
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04
May
2015
| 00:00 Europe/London
Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor David Congreve, presented a specially commissioned trophy to the winning rider of the third and final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday, on behalf of Leeds City Council. The Stage 3 winner’s trophy was design...
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01
May
2015
| 00:00 Europe/London
A crew of volunteers will be on hand this Sunday to help visitors and spectators in Leeds have a fantastic experience of the Tour de Yorkshire. With large crowds expected for the race finale at Roundhay Park, the yellow-clad Leeds City Ambassadors...
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28
April
2015
| 00:00 Europe/London
Excitement is building ahead of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire this bank holiday weekend, with the big race finale taking place on Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park on Sunday 3 May. A fantastic family day out is on the cards at the official spectator...
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26
April
2015
| 00:00 Europe/London
Join the cycling revolution in Leeds as Sky Ride returns for its third year bringing thousands of cyclists and spectators to a traffic free city centre. The free family friendly mass-participation bike ride takes place on Sunday 14 June 10am – 3pm...
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