The bicycle was once a symbol of women’s emancipation, with suffragettes taking to two wheels to spread their message of equal rights. But the latest figures show a big gender divide when it comes to cycling. Why?
A Ryedale bridge is set to close to traffic for about six weeks while it is repaired and resurfaced.
The closure of Kirkham bridge could mean a significant round-trip for visitors and residents of the village looking to cross the Derwent, with the nearest bridges being at Norton to the north and Howsham to the south.
Work on Kirkham Bridge is due to start on Monday, January 22. The road will be closed to traffic for the duration of the works with a signed diversion via Westow, Barton-le-Willows and the A64.
A new safe link for walkers and cyclists opens in North Dorset, a source of inspiration for similar groups in Ryedale.
The next meeting will take place at 10.30am on Tuesday 6 March at Ryedale District Council, Malton. An agenda will be published in due course.
The Ryedale Cycle Forum will take place at 10.30am on Tuesday 28 November at Ryedale District Council, Malton. Anyone with an interest in cycling is welcome to attend.
Download the Ryedale Cycle Forum Agenda 28th November 2017.
Earlier this year Ryedale District Council invited Keith Gilks, a freelance cycling journalist to visit the area and explore the offer for road cycling and mountain biking. The article has been published on Cadence, a popular national cycling magazine.