Government announces how Cycle City Ambition funding will be spent

Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds will each receive £22m as part of the second wave of the Cycle City Ambition scheme

Deputy Prime Minster Nick Clegg has outlined how a £115m investment in cycling will be divided up, with Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester to receive £22m each.

Bristol, Cambridge, Newcastle, Norwich and Oxford will each receive between £19m and £3.3m between now and 2018 to improve their cycling infrastructure.

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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.