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Closed – Government Consultation – Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy

The Department of Transport have published a draft report on ‘Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy’ which is open for consultation until the 23rd May 2016. The strategy outlines key goals of increasing cycling activity, reversing the decline of walking activity and reducing the rate of cyclists killed in serious injury. Views on working with local

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Morecambe Bay Cycle Way – Highly Commended in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016

Huge congratulations once again to the Morecambe Bay Partnership on the wonderful Bay Cycle Way which, following its local success last year in the Lancashire Tourism Awards, has now been recognised nationally at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016. The Bay Cycle Way was Highly Commended in the Tourism Experience of the Year category at the

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Bay Cycle Way wins Best Visitor Experience at the Lancashire Tourism Awards!

Huge congratulations to Susannah Bleakley and her team at Morecambe Bay Partnership and their partners, Sustrans for achieving this wonderful accolade to their hard work and dedication in creating a new / enhanced visitor experience around Morecambe Bay! Susannah,  Executive Director, and Janet Barton, 700 Days Coordinator of Morecambe Bay Partnership collected the award at the

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Morecambe Bay Partnership awarded £300K award to build cycle tourism around the bay

Morecambe Bay Partnership has recently been given a £300,000 award from the Coastal Communities Fund to enhance the cycling tourism offer of Morecambe Bay. The work includes creating a new electric bike network, which will be the UK’s first long distance cycle route accessible by electric bike, and installing new bike infrastructure such as public repair

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Coastal Communities Fund – 5 areas of the North West to benefit

The Coastal Communities Fund was established in 2012 to encourage the economic development of UK coastal communities by awarding funding to create sustainable economic growth and jobs. Recently it was announced that £36m is being given out to communities around the UK, including 5 in the North West. Morecambe Bay Partnership will receive £297000 to

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Morecambe Bay Trail-Blazing Ride – test ride of the Bay Cycle Way 12-15 September 2014

Volunteers are needed to help test the proposed Bay Cycle Way route in  September. Cyclists can join for all or part of the ride around Morecambe Bay which takes place over 4 days fropm 12th to 15th September. The Bay Cycle Way, funded through the Coastal Communities Fund, will be a new, family-friendly, long distance

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Report on Funding Coastal Access Event in Blackpool

Our recent Funding Coastal Access event was a great success. A report is now available, see below. Attended by 35 delegates the event aimed to: Provide an update on funding opportunities for coastal access Explore possibilities for collaborative bids to progress coastal access across administrative boundaries Provide an opportunity to network and exchange information on

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