Kilometre-long closed circuit in Hull given British Cycling funding

British Cycling awards £25,000 to help fund a project to build a 1km closed circuit bike track at the Ennerdale Leisure Centre in Hull

Plans for a new 1km closed circuit in Hull have moved a step closer to reality with a £25,000 grant from British Cycling.

The circuit, which will be located at Ennerdale Leisure Centre, hopes to attract 15,000 people each year if it is granted approval.

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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.