Councillor Keith Little spoke to ITV Border about the new cycleway between Allonby and Maryport which completes Hadrian's cycleway.
Local schoolchildren joined the elite wheelchair athlete Simon Lawson at the opening of a new cycleway between Allonby and Maryport in West Cumbria this morning.
Simon told ITV Border that the new track was going to be particularly beneficial for his training and for greater safety for cyclists in the area.
A new £800,000 cycleway will be opened between Allonby and Maryport in West Cumbria later todat.
The 3.7 mile route will complete the entire Hadrian's Cycleway from Ravenglass to Tynemouth.