Don't miss a story sign up to Exmouth Journal's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Cycle event for Budleigh youngsters

09:41 25 February 2013

Cyclists

Cyclists

Archant

Budleigh’s St Peter’s C of E Primary School is getting young people on their bikes, holding its first Go Ride Cycling event since becoming affiliated with British Cycling.

And the good news is it’s not just open to pupils – all youngsters aged seven to 11 (key stage two) from the Budleigh area can attend.

The event takes place at Bicton College on March 6 between 4pm and 5.45pm.

It will consist of a series of age and gender group time trial and races, and is also being supported by CS Dynamo, Sky Breeze, Devon and Cornwall Police, Exeter Eagles BMX and Active Budleigh.

The idea is to introduce young people to cycling in a fun and exciting way, make them aware of local cycling routes and cycle clubs, and introduce them to competition whilst also rewarding taking part.

Pupils from St Peter’s and Littleham primary schools will be at the event.

For other children to take part, they need to read the information at http://classes.st-peters-school.org.uk/school-sport-2012-2013.html, download and bring to the event the attached consent form, and provide their name and age to St Peter’s teacher Phillip Lee by emailing psidaway-lee@stpeters-budleigh.devon.sch.uk or calling 01395 443167.

If a child wants to use a British Cycling bicycle then they must book one by contacting Mr Lee in advance.

All children must be supervised by their parent, guardian or carer throughout the event.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Residents of Budleigh Salterton are calling for better job opportunities for young people to be included in a blueprint for the town’s future.

Read more
06:30
Flooding at Mytholmroyd in Yorkshire - one of the communities which will benefit from money raised in Exmouth and Budleigh by Rotary Club volunteers.

Rotary Club fundraisers from Exmouth have revealed that a total of £4,000 has been sent to help flood victims in the north of England, thanks to generous local residents.

Read more
10:00
Topsham primary school children learning about fire safety awareness with Liz Porter and Maxine Tyson of Devon and Somerset fire and rescue. Ref ext 03-16TI 9602. Picture: Terry Ife

Schoolchildren in Topsham were given life-saving information about what they should do in the event of a fire.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:30
Fundraisers at the Thomson Reuters Digita Wii Olympics.

An Exmouth business is set to dig deep to support a children’s hospice charity at the Rainbow Run in June.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00
The Repair Cafe at Exmouth Methodist Church. Mike Hoden inspects a sewing machine motor. Ref exe 4882-49-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Have you got something that needs fixing? The Exmouth Repair Café is back in town tomorrow (Saturday, February 6) at the Methodist Church in Tower Street from 10am to 1pm.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:32

59-year-old pleads not guilty over crash which claimed the lives of women from Exmouth and Newton Poppleford

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30

A professional musician has been jailed for attacking his brother during a drunken argument at a flat in Exmouth.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30
Dinan Way junction. Ref exe 05-16AW 8319. Picture: Alex Walton

Lympstone will not be bullied by Devon County Council over plans for the completion of Dinan Way, said parish and district councillor Rob Longhurst at this week’s parish meeting.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:07
Communities in East Devon took part in a 'bite back' campaign against loan sharks

Communities in Sidmouth, Exmouth, Honiton, Axminster and Ottery St Mary targeted in bid to raise awareness

Read more
Yesterday, 11:29
Devon County Council's County Hall in Exeter

A charity which campaigns on fostering has cited Devon County Council as an example of good practice for its work with children in care.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications