Not everyone need visit Ashbourne by road. A scheme with lots of benefits
Local businesses, parish councils and community groups can now apply for financial help to improve facilities, equipment and services for cyclists.
Grants of up to £10,000 are available for improvements such as secure overnight cycle parking, bike locks at cafes, cycle racks at destinations, inner tube vending machines, street bike-tyre pumps, and even cycle friendly transport.
The fund could be also used by accommodation providers to meet VisitEngland’s ‘Cyclists Welcome’ standard or to create cycle routes that link up refreshment stops and other local businesses and attractions.
Community groups can apply for 70% of their…
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