Petition swells for Wye Valley cycle path

Sustrans is campaigning for a disused railway line on the English-Welsh border to be turned into a cycle path

A plan for a cycle path along a disused railway line that was first proposed in 2010 is gathering further support after years in limbo.

The £750,000 scheme to build a path through the Wye Valley in Chepstow on the English-Welsh border was submitted by Sustrans to the Monmouthshire Council and Forest of Dean District Council four years ago to provide a traffic-free route for cyclists and pedestrians. However, planning issues meant that the scheme fell by the wayside and the National Lottery money was allocated to other projects.

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