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British Cycling North West Region are pleased to announce the introduction of the North West Regional Academy, which aims to provide racing and training opportunities to those riders who wish to develop their cycling careers outside of the current pathway. The current development pathway for riders exists within the Great Britain Cycling Team (“GBCT”) programme […]

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We’re doing some work to find out what our members need, want and expect from British Cycling. British Cycling are reviewing the services they provide to clubs and groups. To help understand what services clubs value now and would value in the future, staff from headquarters and the regions wish to meet as many volunteers […]

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The North West Region has now received an official invitation to send boys and girls teams to the 2020 youth tour of Scotland. Whilst we are happy to enter teams racing under our regional banner; as stated previously the riders selected will be required to fund themselves as this event is not part of the […]

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The British Cycling North West Regional Board are looking for members to take part in their workgroups. Whatever your background, cycling discipline or involvement in cycling, if you have an opinion about what our sport should look like, we want to hear from you! Please get in touch with Carole Leigh, North West Region’s Board […]

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Dependant upon receiving an invitation, the Region are willing to send teams to this event in 2020. However as it is not an inter-regional event the riders selected will have to be self-funded. The team will be selected by the Board with two from each team being based on 2019 national results and two being selected […]

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Riding as Team England, the North West Region team won the team competition at the Heroes of Tomorrow race in Norway on August 18th 2019. Congratulations to Adam Scarffe, Conor McKinnon, Dan Kucerjavijs, Will Corkill, Charlie Paige, Liv Bent, Kate Taylor, Flora Knight & Maisy Vasic.

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The North West Region has a new World Champion! Astley & Tyldesley rider Emily Burgess, raced unbeaten to win the U16 Girls World Individual title at Leszno, Poland. Despite being just 15 years old, Emily was the stand out British Women’s performer in the World Championships tournament, losing only one race out of her four […]

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The North West Region Board has vacancies for the positions of Team & Coaching Co-ordinator and Press & Media Co-ordinator at the AGM on Monday 16th September 2019. Further information and nominations (which must be seconded, accompanied by a CV and submitted by Monday 26th August 2019) to the Region Administrator  at [email protected]

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The North West Region Board met on 3 June 2019 at which the recent cancellation of events was discussed, with input from the Region Road Subgroup. It was acknowledged that difficulties have arisen over the course of the season, in particular with respect to a change in how the risk assessments for road races in the […]

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The Region Board, like the riders, are disappointed at the cancellation of an increasing number of regional road races at the moment. We have raised this as a critical issue with BC and will be discussing the best way to reduce the chances of this continuing at our next Regional Board meeting on Monday 3 June, […]

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The North West Regional Board are now seeking to appoint a Regional Competition Administrator (“RCA”), following the retirement of our current RCA. This is a part time self-employed position with a remuneration of £333.00 per month plus expenses. THIS POSITION HAS NOW BEEN FILLED.

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Following the cancellation of the proposed IR MTB competition at Leeds Urban Bike Park, the Region have received an invitation from Scottish Cycling to enter an U16 team of 2 Boys and 2 Girls at the Glentress Stage Race on 27th & 28th July 2019. Due to the short notice, and the difficulties of devising a selection […]

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It is with regret we have to announce that the North West Region Road Race Championships, which were due to take place on 1st & 2nd June 2019, have had to be cancelled.  This is due to us being unable to secure sufficient Accredited Marshals to meet the risk assessment requirements. We have tried to find a […]

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The Region is again privileged to have received an invitation from the Norwegian Cycling Federation to field a Junior Male and a Junior Female Team in the prestigious Heroes of Tomorrow Road Race. The race will take place on Sunday 18th August 2016 in Narvik, Norway. If you wish to be considered for this event […]

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Date Venue Competition 01/06/19 – 02/06/19 Dolphinholme Men, Women, Junior Men Regional Road Championships 16/06/19 Tameside Youth Circuit Race Championships 28/07/19 Dolphinholme Women Masters National Road Race Championship 10-11/08/19 Oakenclough Men Masters National Road Race Championship 17/08/19 – 18/08/19 * Harraby Men, Women Circuit Race Championships * Provisional date

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The 2019 Inter Regional Circuit Championships will be held on Sunday 8th September 2019 at Castle Coombe Circuit, Wiltshire. The selection criteria for the Region team is detailed in the link below:

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In an effort to develop and retain the number of women participating in women’s cycling in the North West, we are piloting a new road league. This is open to all female riders, regardless of category or location. For further information please use the link below:

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Date Venue Competition 21/04/19 Astley & Tyldesley British Womens League Round 1 02/06/19 Astley & Tyldesley North & Scotland Regional Individual Championships 21/06/19 Bury North & Scotland Regional KO Cup Finals 22/09/19 Astley & Tyldesley Cycle Speedway Cup National Final 29/09/19 Astley & Tyldesley North & Scotland vs South East & Eastern

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