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The Guardian has launched a campaign to inspire the people of Northwich to get on their bikes. Pedal Power brings you news, stories and top tips to keep the town's cycling momentum going throughout the year.

Family on their bikes for Romanian school

Northwich Guardian: Family on their bikes for Romanian school

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

PRIMARY school pupil Daniel Appleton and his mum Dawn will put their pedal power to the test to raise money for an autism therapy centre.

Pedal Power Festival opens for entries

Northwich Guardian: Supporters of the Pedal Power Festival launch the event in Northwich town centre.

12:04am Saturday 8th March 2014

PLACES are now available for bike riders of all abilities to join in Northwich's celebration of cycling.

PEDAL POWER: Nominate your inspiring woman

Northwich Guardian: Karla Boddy (left) sprints home to win the Cheshire Classic

12:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

WOMEN’S cycling will be doubly celebrated when a national race is held in Northwich in April.

PEDAL POWER: Cyclists urged to pedal the distance for Scouts

Northwich Guardian: Phil Scott is encouraging cyclists to go the distance for 2nd Wharton Scouts.

12:00pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

AN ADDICTION to long distance cycling cannot be quelled by calamity for a Winsford dad hoping to inspire others and help the next generation.

PEDAL POWER: Police urge cyclists to respect pedestrianised areas

Northwich Guardian: PCSOs Phil Hambleton, Nicola Smith and Barbara Billington are urging people not to cycle through the pedestrianised town centre in Northwich.

2:00pm Friday 28th February 2014

POLICE are urging people not to ride their bikes in pedestrianised areas or on footpaths.

PEDAL POWER: Weaverham community illuminates safe cycling

Northwich Guardian: Callum Wright, 13, leaps over the ramps.

3:30pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

BMX stunts in the dark were the grand finale of a community campaign to help keep young cyclists safe.

PEDAL POWER: John Herety speaks to Weaver Valley Cycling Club

Northwich Guardian: John Herety speaks to members of Weaver Valley Cycling Club at their annual dinner and awards evening.

11:30am Tuesday 18th February 2014

A GLOBAL cycling journey started with a boyhood bike ride from Cheadle to Jodrell Bank for team manager extraordinaire John Herety.

PEDAL POWER: Teacher gets his schoolmates back on their bikes

Northwich Guardian: Vélo Club Grange cyclists enjoy an obligatory cafe stop on their last outing. Pictured, from left, are Matt Jump, Simon Howells, Derek Heine, Alex Masters and Howard Kelly.

2:20pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A TEACHER is inspiring a different generation as he ventures out of the classroom and timetables in cycling for his colleagues.

Government minister backs sport in Cheshire and Pedal Power campaign

Northwich Guardian: Maria Miller MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, launches Sport Cheshire’s £40,000 fund to encourage more women and girls to get active.

11:30am Wednesday 29th January 2014

SPORTING opportunities in Cheshire were celebrated with a visit from the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on Thursday – who also gave a ringing endorsement to the Guardian’s own Pedal Power Campaign.

PEDAL POWER: Police and Sustrans illuminate safe cycling

Northwich Guardian: PCSOs Andy Taylor and Mark Howard with Sarah Daimond, from Sustrans, offer cycling safety goodies and advice to Georgina Burke, 10, from Hartford Manor Community Primary School.

7:30am Tuesday 28th January 2014

YOUNG cyclists have been sticking torches to their bikes in a bid to be visible at night.

PEDAL POWER: Great success for Breeze in Cheshire

Northwich Guardian: Natalie Justice

12:00pm Monday 20th January 2014

ANOTHER big year for cycling is coming up for the women riders of Cheshire.

Pedal Power Festival is coming to Northwich

Northwich Guardian: Supporters of the Pedal Power Festival launch the event in Northwich town centre.

7:30am Wednesday 15th January 2014

THE Pedal Power campaign is delighted to announce that a cycling festival will be held in Northwich town centre this year.

PEDAL POWER: Jacob's track triumph

Northwich Guardian: Jacob Booth, fresh from his success at Revolution.

7:30am Friday 10th January 2014

A TEENAGER from Middlewich is celebrating national success in front of thousands of people after competing in the Revolution Series at Manchester Velodrome.

Cycling boom boosts charities

4:35pm Thursday 9th January 2014

A BOOM in cycling this year has proved to be good for communities and charities as well as individuals.

Boom in cycling leads to store creating women’s section

4:34pm Thursday 9th January 2014

A BOOM in cycling has led to a new section for women’s cycle wear at Rosebank Intersports.

Changes could make town centre safer for cyclists

4:34pm Thursday 9th January 2014

CLEAR routes, genuine consultation and a change of speed limit would all make Northwich’s gyratory a safer place for cyclists, according to a town centre sports specialist.

Let’s break down the barriers together

Northwich Guardian: GET IN GEAR: Keen cyclists are wanted to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK

3:54pm Thursday 9th January 2014

GROUPS of cyclists can often bear the brunt of hostility from motorists.

Police move on complaints about cyclists

3:53pm Thursday 9th January 2014

POLICE have launched a campaign to reduce anti-social cycling.

Thousands raised by Get On Your Bike

7:30am Tuesday 24th December 2013

A BOOM in cycling this year has proved to be good for communities and charities as well as individuals.

PEDAL POWER: Police crack down on anti-social cycling

Northwich Guardian: PCSOs Mark Howard and Andy Taylor take to the streets on their police bikes.

3:00pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

POLICE have launched a campaign to reduce anti-social cycling.

Pupil ready for a 50-mile cycle

Northwich Guardian: Pupil ready for a 50-mile cycle

4:05pm Thursday 5th December 2013

CYCLING is almost an essential part of childhood.

Friends use facebook to launch club

2:18pm Friday 29th November 2013

A NEW cycling club is encouraging people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the freedom of life on two wheels.

PEDAL POWER: School takes hands-on approach to get Hartford cycling

Northwich Guardian: Sarah Diamond, from Sustrans, describes the Access to Education project to get more people on their bikes.

11:10am Wednesday 20th November 2013

A SCHOOL is gearing up to become the hub of its campus and the wider cycling community.

Bike business is riding high

Northwich Guardian: The Sports and Outdoors team.

10:16am Friday 15th November 2013

FOR a Norhwich triathlete, making a living out of his favourite sports has happened almost by accident.

Teams pedal hard at charity Cyclothon

Northwich Guardian: Teams pedal hard for charity

10:00am Saturday 9th November 2013

SIX teams endured the sixth annual Cyclothon at a Northwich gym on Sunday.

Comfortable fit is the ket to cycling success

Northwich Guardian: Guardian chief reporter Gina gets measured up on the jig while Dave Hinde talks her through the basic measurements.

3:20pm Thursday 7th November 2013

A BIKE that fits can be the difference between riding it regularly or leaving it to languish in the shed.

Breeze bike ride to take place in Sandiway

Northwich Guardian: Saddle up for National Bike Week in Ealing

11:10am Thursday 7th November 2013

A BREEZE bike ride with a difference will take place in Sandiway on Saturday, November 9.

Children cycle their way to five-a-day

Northwich Guardian: Sebastian Warburton gets pedalling at Charles Darwin Primary School, ably assisted by Sarah Diamond, from Sustrans, and friends Elijah Harris, Harvey Fairfield, Harrison Morcroft and Jack McKee

2:25pm Monday 7th October 2013

SCHOOLCHILDREN have been enjoying a refreshing twist to their daily cycle at a Castle primary school.

Pedal Power: Cyclists raise hundreds of pounds for guide dogs

Northwich Guardian: The mass of cyclists pose for a picture with the guide dogs.

2:20pm Tuesday 1st October 2013

MORE than 70 cyclists raised hundreds of pounds with a bike ride through the Cheshire countryside in the sunshine on Sunday.

Cheshire charity cycle planned for Sunday

Northwich Guardian: The cyclists when they arrived at the ice cream farm last year.

10:10am Wednesday 25th September 2013

NOW autumn and winter are fast creeping up on us you may think cycling opportunities are on the wane.

Pedal Power: Dave is a cycling expert by design

Northwich Guardian: Dave Hinde in his Manchester Road shop

7:30am Thursday 12th September 2013

AS the Pedal Power campaign continues to inspire Guardian readers we interview one of Northwich’s notable cyclists and champion of road racing.

Pedal Power: Cycle to Work Day 2013

Northwich Guardian: Tell us about your cycle to work next Thursday and we'll send you a Team GB bottle.

3:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013

ENERGETIC staff at a fast food restaurant will be getting on their bikes and supporting national cycle to work day next week.

Pedal Power joins the Get Britain Cycling debate

Northwich Guardian: Graham Evans MP with Chris Boardman, Olympic gold medallist and British Cycling’s policy advisor.

5:01pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

THE Pedal Power campaign has been held up as a shining example in a Parliamentary debate on how to Get Britain Cycling.

‘Need to think bike in all road design’

Northwich Guardian: Graham Evans MP enjoys a spot of cycling with Tom, 10, George, 16, and Sophie, six

12:31pm Friday 30th August 2013

BRITAIN needs to think bike at every level of road design and maintenance to encourage more people to cycle, according to a Cheshire MP.

Cycling is the perfect way to get about

12:53pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

ALL you need to enjoy cycling is a bicycle and a sense of adventure, according to a man who is helping to get mid Cheshire on two wheels.

Determined to pedal on, despite adversity

Northwich Guardian: Wessley Jackson

12:51pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

DESPITE recovering from a broken collarbone and cracked ribs, a Lostock cyclist is determined to ride the 69-mile Etape Mercia and raise as much money as he can to help people who cannot be healed as easily.

Clocking up miles while raising charity money

Northwich Guardian: Concerns over 'dangerous' cyclists through Watford High Street

12:49pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

A NORTHWICH couple will be getting on their bikes next month and hoping that by clocking up hundreds of miles on the road they can raise hundreds of pounds for charity.

Cycling as popular as ever

Northwich Guardian: Terry Webb

12:48pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

The Guardian’s Pedal Power campaign is all about celebrating cycling and encouraging the people of mid Cheshire out on their bikes.

On their bikes in memory of aunt

Northwich Guardian: The cyclists prepare to set off on their money-raising ride

12:46pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

A GROUP of teenagers from Northwich have helped to raise more than £2,000 for St Luke’s Hospice by cycling from Comberbach to Blackpool.

Keeping it in the family

Northwich Guardian: The Fearon family all geared up to go on one of their rides

12:42pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

CYCLING is at the hub of everyday life for a Barnton family who have been brought together by the sport for generations.

70 gruelling miles

Northwich Guardian: 70 gruelling miles

12:36pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

It was an early start for the 1,200 cyclists who gathered at Oulton Park for a gruelling 70-mile ride through the highways and byways of Cheshire on Sunday.

Pedal Power: commuting special

Northwich Guardian: John Boundy

9:00am Thursday 11th July 2013

WATCHING the sun rise over the Cheshire countryside makes a 40-mile round commute to work – by bike – an absolute joy for one determined cyclist.

Enjoy the scenery on countryside bike ride

Northwich Guardian: Gary Williamson is hard in training for his challenge.

12:20pm Thursday 4th July 2013

This week we take a look at different levels of bike rides being organised in the area and a Northwich man testing himself to the limit in the name of charity.

From 17 to 90, Pedal Power really is for everyone

Northwich Guardian: Dr Peter Chivers even donned his Sherlock Holmes deerstalker and pipe for the ride around Oulton Park.

3:20pm Thursday 27th June 2013

Part of the beauty of cycling is that it has so many different forms that it can be enjoyed by anyone. This week we share the stories of two new Pedal Power Ambassadors who sum this up perfectly.

Hundreds of cyclists get on their bikes at Oulton Park

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4:30pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

HUNDREDS of cyclists jumped into the saddle for a day in the sunshine at Cheshire’s famous racing circuit on Sunday.

Pedal Power: Women's cycling takes off in Marbury Country Park

Northwich Guardian: The Breeze riders prepare to set off.

1:00pm Friday 14th June 2013

A BIKE ride through the woods proved a Breeze for a group of women helping to close the cycling gap.

Cyclist's 250-mile bike ride for St Luke's

Northwich Guardian: Ged O'Hara training on one of his Wattbikes

9:30am Friday 14th June 2013

A FITNESS guru from Northwich has been practising what he preaches by completing a mammoth 250-mile bike ride in less than 24 hours.

Organisers trial Get On Your Bike route at Oulton Park

Northwich Guardian: Get On Your Bike organisers prepare to trial the route.

8:30am Wednesday 5th June 2013

IF you have been inspired by the Pedal Power campaign but may be a little nervous about venturing forth on two wheels then Get On Your Bike could be just the event for you.

Get on your bike for a family day at Oulton Park

Northwich Guardian: Brian Phillips and his Team TWG Williams cycling team

7:20am Monday 27th May 2013

A FAMILY day out, a safe way to try cycling or a chance to speed around a racing circuit without the worry of traffic awaits riders at an event in June.

Pedal Power: Mountain biker is taking to the roads for a new challenge

Northwich Guardian: Giles Bett with his mountain bike

10:00am Saturday 25th May 2013

A MOUNTAIN biker who won his spurs on the national stage is getting his teeth into a new set of challenges this cycling season.




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