Mayor hops on saddle for Council’s Charity Cycle

Pictured getting 'geared' up for Council's Round the Bridges Charity Cycle is, l-r, Robert McArthur, Alan Guy, Norman Trainor, Technical Services staff, Edwina McCaul, Limavady Borough Council and new Mayor of the Borough, Councillor Cathal McLaughlin.1506sj100 Photo: Paul Beattie

Pictured getting 'geared' up for Council's Round the Bridges Charity Cycle is, l-r, Robert McArthur, Alan Guy, Norman Trainor, Technical Services staff, Edwina McCaul, Limavady Borough Council and new Mayor of the Borough, Councillor Cathal McLaughlin.1506sj100 Photo: Paul Beattie

0
Have your say

Limavady Borough Council employees are gearing up for their annual ‘Round the Bridges’ charity cycle, and they’re hoping residents will get pedalling too.

The cycle is scheduled for Thursday, 21 June and among those hopping on the saddle is Limavady Mayor Cathal McLaughlin.

He said; “The Round the Bridges Charity Cycle is an extremely worthwhile event with all monies raised going to two absolutely fantastic charities. I am excited to participate in the cycle and raise some much needed cash for these great causes so I hope residents of the borough will follow suit and do the same!”

A Council spokesperson said there is plenty of time to sign up for the cycle. Anyone interested can completing an entry form and return it, along with the fee, to Limavady Borough Council, 7 Connell Street, Limavady, BT49 0HA, by Friday, 15 June. Entry forms (with sponsorship form included) can be obtained from all Council buildings and online at www.limavady.gov.uk .

Registration can also be done on the day between 5.30pm and 6.30pm at the Recreation Club, Killane Road before the cycle takes off.

“Please be on time, though, as the cycle commences promptly at 6.30pm,” said a spokesperson.

The 11 mile cycle, which has an entry fee of £5 per person or £10 per family, starts and finishes at Limavady Recreation Club, Killane Road, Limavady. All monies raised will go to Macmillen Cancer Support and the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children.

There will be a pit stop at Swann’s Bridge where refreshments will be provided. Council advises that all appropriate cycling gear, particularly helmets, be worn.

Marshals and the PSNI will be on hand throughout the event to ensure the safety of all taking part.

The evening will be rounded off with a family fun evening at the Recreation Club. Food will be on sale. There will also be a DJ and family fun entertainment, so it promises to be something the whole family can enjoy!

The cycle is partly funded by Travel Wise as part of Bike Week 2012 which runs from 16 – 24 June.

For more information on the cycle, or to enquire about registering, contact 028 77760315.