The North West Board would like to extend our congratulations to Mosley CRT’s Kiera Byland, who has recently won the BEM award in the Queens Birthday honours list. Kiera, who is a triple gold medal winner at the special Olympics, sits on the board for special Olympics Great Britain and provides a huge amount of […]
The North West board are happy to announce the MTB selection criteria for the 2021 Inter Regional Championships. The selection criteria can be downloaded below, with the first selection event taking place on 20th June 2021 – Round 1 of the Crank It MTB Series.
The North West Region are delighted to release the selection criteria for the 2021 UK School Games, which will be held in Loughborough between 3rd – 5th September 2021. The road & track multi-discipline event marks a key milestone in the “return to normal” for many young athletes. The team will consist of 4 females […]
The British Cycling North West (BCNW) Board are currently looking for individuals to join one of our various workgroups. These workgroups serve the purpose of developing cycling within the region, focusing on specific disciplines or areas of our sport. There are various roles within each workgroup, however each group will contain a Chair and Facilitator […]
The International Cycle Speedway Federation (ICSF) is pleased to announce that the 2021 European Cycle Speedway Championships will be hosted by the Astley & Tyldesley club, based in Greater Manchester, England. The decision was made last night by British Cycling’s Cycle Speedway Commission and ratified this morning by British Cycling’s Executive Team. The Championships will take place over three days, from Friday 30th July to Sunday […]
It is with regret that the region has had to postpone the track championships originally scheduled for 17th & 24th January, the reason for the postponement is due to the recent change in restrictions surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. The region will endeavour to find new dates for the championships, once restrictions allow. For more information, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
The 2019 Inter Regional Mountain Bike Championships will be held on 10-11 August 2019 at Leeds Urban Bike Park. THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED
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 […]