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The main path through Hilly Fields will be closed for resurfacing work.

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17 June - Try a Bike at Young Children's Festival


Happy Handlbars will be at the festival with bikes to try!

Happy Handlebars, a new project to encourage everyone in Essex to discuss the pleasure of cycling has a range of bikes for people to try and will be at the Young Children’s Festival on the 17th June. Keep an eye on the Happy Handlebars website for future activities.

The Young Children’s Festival takes place in Upper Castle Park, 11am – 4pm and is FREE. Find out more via the Young Children’s Festival facebook page.

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Self-confessed petrolhead Ashley Parmenter learned to drive a car before he tried riding a bike at the age of 19. He likes having a car for long journeys but thinks the bike is best for short trips. And learning to cycle has also provided him with some interesting jobs.

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