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INTERVIEW: Laura Trott talks about her RideLondon hopes

Surrey and London’s roads could be the springboard to launch the next Laura Trott – according to the golden girl of last summer’s Olympics cycling. In an interview with Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member Helyn Clack, Laura Trott spoke of her hope that the Prudential RideLondon event will unearth a cyclist with the potential to … Continue reading

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race in Tour of Britain

Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed he will ride in this year’s Tour of Britain. The Tour de France winner will be on the start line for the eight-day cycle race, which features a stage in Surrey for the second successive year. Surrey’s 96-mile stage will take place on Saturday, September 21, starting in Epsom and finishing in … Continue reading

Laura Trott hails “lasting legacy” of Olympic cycling races

Golden girl Laura Trott has spoken of the “lasting legacy” of the Olympic cycling races as Surrey gears up for a festival of pedal power. The Prudential RideLondon series takes place in August and includes events going through London and Surrey. A 100-mile ride for amateurs and a professional men’s race will be staged in … Continue reading

BBC interview on Surrey’s £44 million Olympic boost

Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Community Services Helyn Clack has been interviewed by BBC Surrey about the £44 million boost to Surrey’s economy from last summer’s Games a year after the Olympic torch relay started. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey

Golden girl Trott to star in festival of cycling

Golden girl Laura Trott today confirmed she will go for glory in an event being staged as part of a festival of cycling in London and Surrey this summer. Double Olympic gold medallist Trott heads the field for the first Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix on Saturday 3 August. She will be joined by fellow Games … Continue reading

Video – Tour of Britain organiser talks through this year’s Surrey stage

With the Tour of Britain cycle race coming to Surrey for a second successive year this September, the event’s Technical Manager Andy Hawes talks through the route.     Produced and edited for Surrey News by Paul Marinko

Surrey to host penultimate stage of Tour of Britain 2013

Surrey will host the penultimate stage of this year’s Tour of Britain when the race sweeps the UK this September. Surrey County Council can reveal the 96 mile stage will take place on Saturday, September 21, starting in Epsom and finishing in a final climb up Guildford High Street. The rider line up has not … Continue reading

P&G Surrey School Games Badminton county finals

Please find below a report of the Centre Parcs badminton county finals from the P&G Surrey School Games team. More than 100 children took part in the Centre Parcs badminton county finals as part of the 2013 P&G Surrey School Games, on the 12 February at Guildford Spectrum. The youngsters qualified through previous rounds to … Continue reading

Video: Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic routes revealed in detail

Race director Mick Bennett reveals in detail the routes of the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycling events, during a press conference with Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge, Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Olympic cycling star Laura Trott and Prudential Group Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.

Video: Olympic cyclist Laura Trott and Surrey Leader David Hodge talk about the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycling events taking place in Surrey this summer

Video: Boris Johnson and David Hodge discuss the UK’s biggest cycling festival

Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge and Mayor of London Boris Johnson discussed working together following the launch of the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycle routes. They will form part of the biggest ever festival of cycling held in the UK with thousands of riders taking to the roads of both London and … Continue reading

Press conference: Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic cycle routes revealed

The Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic routes have been announced by Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Olympic gold medal winner Laura Trott. You can watch the entire press conference below. Find out more about the cycling festival here.

In pictures and video: Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic route announcements

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Leader David Hodge interviewed as the Ride London – Surrey 100 route announced

Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge was interviewed as the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 and Classic routes were announced. Audio courtesy of 96.4 Eagle Radio

More than 300 bids for Olympic memorabilia

More than 300 bids for a slice of Olympic history have been received by Surrey County Council. The authority offered the opportunity to snap up flags, banners and bunting used to line the roads for the London 2012 road races and time trial events in Surrey. People were asked to write 100 words explaining why … Continue reading

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