Cycling receives £17m Sport England investment to grow grassroots sport

Investment will focus on grassroots sport and the mass market

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Sport England will invest £17 million into grassroots cycling, with the sport getting more money than any other governing body in the current round of funding.

The money is part of a wider £88 million investment into grassroots sports, with another £3 million put aside to bid for international sporting events.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.