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Cash for cycling schemes

Government funding has been awarded to the the Birmingham Cycle Revolution, and also cycle networks in the Peak District, to help improve cycling in those areas.

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Peak District to receive cash boost for cycle routes

Cycling in the Peak District is to receive a £7.5million boost, as part of a national scheme to get more people cycling in traffic-free areas.

The Tour of Britain rides through the Peak District Credit: John Giles/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The Department for Transport and local authorities are funding the development, which will see four new routes across the national park, giving people from Derby, Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent better access to the Peak District.

This scheme is one of eight across the country that is to receive funding to help cyclists.

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