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.
Surrey has been sharing its expertise in staging world class sporting events with Russia and Brazil ahead of the next winter and summer Olympic Games. Surriya Subramaniam, Surrey County Council business development manager, gave presentations in London to visiting government and Olympics officials from the two countries, which are preparing for the winter Games in … Continue reading
Bradley Wiggins is due to return to Surrey in just a few weeks for the final stage of the nation’s biggest cycling race, the Tour of Britain. The four-time Olympic gold medallist has announced he will compete in the eight-stage Tour which culminates in Surrey on September 16. To ensure people have all the information … Continue reading
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins has announced he will compete in the Tour of Britain next month. The eight-stage tour will culminate in a final stage through Surrey on 16 September, starting in Reigate and finishing in Guildford. The event will be Wiggins’ first competitive return to Surrey since he won gold in the Olympic time trial earlier in the summer. … Continue reading
Surrey County Council is planning a bid to host a stage of the Tour de France following Team GB’s Olympic cycling success on the county’s roads. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of Surrey to watch cycling stars, including medal winners Bradley Wiggins, Lizzie Armitstead and Chris Froome, compete in the time … Continue reading
Surrey County Council teams are out doing final checks of the roads along the route following more than two years of planning to turn north Surrey into an Olympic venue. Yvonne Rees, Surrey County Council’s strategic director with responsibility for the 2012 Games, said: “The riders looked relaxed and seemed to be enjoying themselves out … Continue reading
Around 14,000 people thronged the streets of Egham to watch the Olympic torch relaypass through the town. Crowds saw a slice of Olympic history unfold on Tuesday afternoon as torchbearers, including former England midfielder Ray Wilkins, carried the flame along the A30 and through High Street, Station Road and Manorcrofts Road, before being driven in … Continue reading
Olympic lottery scammers are impersonating the Church of England’s London 2012 chief in order to swindle personal details out of unsuspecting victims, sparking a warning from Surrey County Council Trading Standards. In a bogus letter, emblazoned with an imitation London 2012 logo and Olympic rings, recipients are told they have won more than £500,000. It … Continue reading