Campaigners hail "victory" in fight for funding, but say more is needed

The Government's £214m investment in cycling is described as an 'interim victory' by cycling charity CTC, but they will still push for further investment

Cycling campaigners have hailed the Government’s £214m investment in cycling as a victory, but insist there is still a fight to secure further funding.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced the investment at a speech in Bristol, stating the improvements made could save the NHS billions of pounds as well as reducing pollution.

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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.