£32 million to develop grassroots cycling

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Sport England has awarded £32 million to British Cycling to develop grassroots cycling throughout England over the next four years.

The money will be used to grow cycling as a sport, leisure activity and as a mode of transport. According to BC figures, the number of people cycling once a week or more in England has increased by 200,000 since October 2011. BC also says that 63,000 more women are cycling regularly compared to 12 months ago.

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