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For children nine years and upwards, introducing them to cycling on quiet roads.
Starting from Greenstead Library at 10:30  and ending at 12:30pm
45 minute sessions for adults and children struggling to ride or who have never learnt to cycle.
Cycle Colchester will be at Firstsite between 12noon and 4pm promoting cycling as part of Black...

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From 12 March - temporary closure of part of NCR1


cycle networkPart of the  High Woods Country Park NCR1 route into Broadlands will be closed for up to 2 weeks commencing 12th March.

The area approximately 500m north of the country park’s Broadlands entrance (off Ipswich Road) will be closed to repair a short section of stream bankside running alongside the NCR1 that requires stabilising due to erosion. Without the works there is a real threat to the integrity of the surface of the adjacent cycle path. Closure and diversion signs will be provided at both ends of the section of the path. If you want to work out your own alternative route, use the ECC cycle map

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Read Wolf's insirational story about how cycling has transformed his mobility. Find out about the e-bikes he has built, his campaigning for better cycle links particularly between towns and his lobbying for ebikes to be recognised as a mobility aid. 'Getting the bus is causing me big problems, but cycling is good. Going to work by bus I’m sitting down for an hour and a half and I’d have to take painkillers before going to work, but not when I’m cycling.'

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