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The proposed five-mile closed cycling circuit in the new country park planned for Kent Thameside is under threat - from road builders planning to remove the old A2 which crosses the park.

It is vital supporters vote for the circuit - by the deadline on Friday! The full five-mile circuit, which will offer a new lease life for cycling clubs in the area, is dependent on a section of the old main road being retained.

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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.