Honorary Degree for Lincoln GP organiser Ian Emmerson

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Ian Emmerson OBE, organiser of the annual Lincoln Grand Prix joined a host of other luminaries to collect an honorary degree at the University of Lincoln recently.

Among them were eminent scientist Professor Lord Robert Winston, who received an Honorary Doctorate of Science, and Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief of both The Guardian and The Observer, who received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters.

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.