Oxford advised to give its residents more cycle training

Oxford has been advised to train more of its residents – in particular children – in how to ride a bike when it receives Government cycling-dedicated funding

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Oxford is one of eight Cycling Ambition Cities that deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced on Thursday would be the shared recipients of £114m to improve each city’s cycling network and accessibility over the course of the next three years.

The Government’s Bikeability training initiative currently trains up to 250 children at a cost of £10,000 each year in Oxford but it is an area that requires more funding, according a local bike shop owner.

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