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Juniper tops the podium after tour win

Alexie Shaw, Nicola Juniper and Molly Weaver (left to right) on the winners podium after the Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir Credit: North News

Nicola Juniper was top of the podium after winning the Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir at Derwent Reservoir.

The 32-year-old held off competition from Alexie Shaw (left) who came in 2nd and Molly Weaver (right) who came 3rd.

Juniper wins Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir

Nicola Juniper has won the opening round of the British Cycling Women's Road Series after sprinting to victory in the Alexandra Tour of the Reservoir in County Durham.

Results below:

  • 1 Nicola Juniper (Pearl Izumi-Sports Tours International) 2:32:44
  • 2 Alexie Shaw (Epic Cycles-Scott) at 2sec
  • 3 Molly Weaver (Epic Cycles-Scott) at 3:42
  • 4 Hannah Walker (Epic Cycles-Scott) at 3:45

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County Durham band releases EP after arena success

by Rachel Sweeney
North Road Credit: Ian West

An acoustic trio from County Durham, North Road, is launching an EP one year after winning a competition that saw them perform at the arena in Newcastle.

North Road Credit: Ian West

The band won the Big Audition and supported acts such as Lawson, Example and Pixie Lott at Metro Radio Live. In September, they're going it alone, releasing an EP at the Gala Theatre, Durham, to raise money for a children's charity.

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