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Chiswick High Street with the proposed Cycle Superhighway and the church (red brick building) in the top left

A church in west London is urging its congregation to join in prayer to stop the Cycle Superhighway 9 being built on the road outside.

In its October newsletter the Church of Our Lady of Grace & St Edward in Chiswick said that "praying the Rosary might be especially encouraged in the parish this month" with one particular subject in mind.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.