Girl, 4, told by police not to cycle on the pavement

The parents of Sophie Lindley, 4, were told by a police officer in Grantham that she wasn't allowed to ride on the pavement

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The parents of a four-year-old girl, who was told by police that she couldn’t ride her bike on the pavement, have described the officer’s reasoning as ‘daft’.

Sophie Lindley was riding on Trent Road in Grantham when the police officer warned her parents that she would have to get off her bike.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.