More than £1.1m for cycling projects across Scotland

The Scottish Government and sportscotland have announced another 13 projects will receive investment from the £8m Cycling Facilities Fund.

Projects in seven different local authorities will share £1,143,825 to develop accessible, inclusive and inspiring cycling facilities. 

Twenty two community cycling projects have received investment totalling £2,698,458 since the fund was launched to build on the growing interest in cycling by developing a network of accessible facilities to encourage people of all ages to ride bikes and enjoy the sport of cycling.

It will also deliver a tangible benefit as part of the wider policy objectives driving the forthcoming 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, which will take place in Glasgow and Scotland bringing together the 13 existing World Championship cycling disciplines into one event for the very first time. 

The fund has been made possible through a £4m commitment of Capital funding from Scottish Government and £4m of National Lottery funding from sportscotland.

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