Big Society Award for Herne Hill Velodrome

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Following on from his recent announcement of a £94 million cash injection into cycling, David Cameron has continued to show his enthusiasm for the British cycling scene by presenting the Herne Hill Velodrome with a Big Society Award.

He wanted to recognize the hundreds of volunteers who worked with the ‘Save the Velodrome' campaign, set up by Hillary Peachey and friends in 2010, when it was feared that the velodrome would have to close due to resurfacing work needed on the track.

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