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Presentation to the Winners of the Pink Bike Community Project

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2016 13:11 by Daventry Town Council

Presentation to the Winners of the Pink Bike Community Project

Presentation to the Winners of the Pink Bike Community Project

Daventry Mayor Cllr Glenda Simmons along Jim Shoesmith President of Rotary Club of Daventry presented the winners of the Pink Bike Community Project with their prizes this morning at Daventry Leisure Centre.

The project coordinated by Daventry Town Council, Northamptonshire Sport and Daventry Cycling Club had 25 entries from local schools and all the bikes were used to decorate the route welcoming the Aviva Women's tour to Daventry for the first time.

The prize money was donated by The Rotary Club of Daventry who presented the winners Parker E Act Academy with a cheque for £100. and the two highly commended entries from Long Buckby Junior School and Little Un's Day Care Centre each received a cheque for £50.

Thank you to all the schools who entered, Daventry Cycling Club and Sport Northamptonshire for all the hard work involved with the collecting and delivering of bike, residents for donating their bikes and Daventry Rotary Club for coming up with the idea and donating the prize money

The winning entries will remain on display at Daventry Leisure Centre as the town has two more cycling events taking place in July. This Sunday 10th July is Daventry's Cycling Club's "Sportive "starting and finishing at Daventry Leisure Centre welcoming local residents and families to get on their bike and raise some money charity (further details can be found at: www.cycleformyton.wordpress.com) and on Sunday 17th July The Tour Ride of Northamptonshire welcomes you to cycle the route of the women's tour (further details can be found at www.tourride.co.uk).

Pictured pupils from Parker E Act Academy

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