Cambridgeshire ignoring the needs of rural cyclists

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Cambridgeshire County Council has been accused of ignoring outlying villages after proposals to reduce congestion in the county did not include long-distance cycle networks.

The plans for the £180m City Deal transport package were revealed this week with £22.7m earmarked for cycling improvements in the centre of Cambridge over the next five years and a further £8.4m being spent on the Chisholm Trail which will connect key areas of the city from north to south.

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