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Sport England have said that the money that has been given to the Watchtree Wheelers in Cumbria is just the beginning for how it hopes to support sports clubs in the area.
Cumbrian cycling group the Watchtree Wheelers have expressed their happiness at being awarded £50,000 to continue the sporting and olympic legacy in the region.
A cycling charity in Cumbria has been awarded £50,000 from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund to secure the sporting legacy of the area.
Watchtree Wheelers Cycle Centre is one of 1,300 local sports projects across the country to have received money from the National Lottery.
The Watchtree Wheelers are the UK’s leading cycling facility within a nature reserve specialising in opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged people.
The cycling charity was also involved in the build up to the London 2012 Olympics, having two members invited to carry the Olympic torch.