National Bike Week 2018 Funding

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Funding available for National Bike Week 2108 Events in Leitrim.

National Bike Week 2018 takes place from 9th – 17th June 2018

National Bike Week was launched in 2009 to raise the profile of cycling as a healthy and fun mode of transport and physical activity. Bike Week 2018 will take place from Saturday 9th – Sunday 17th of June.

Leitrim County Council in partnership with Leitrim Sports Partnership is currently inviting applications from community groups (see below) for funding to assist with the organisation of a cycling themed event during Bike Week 2018 which will take place from 9th to 17th June 2018 and is funded by the Department of Transport.

The types of groups which may apply are community groups, voluntary organisations, schools, sports clubs, active retirement groups, community childcare service providers, work places or any group that wishes to organise a bike related event on a ‘not for profit basis’ during Bike Week 2018.

Bike Week 2018 is an opportunity for people to get back on the saddle – for commuting or for recreation or just for the sheer joy of it. There are many different activities organised all around the County this year during Bike Week including:

  • Cycling Schools Sports Day
  • Schools Cycles & Cycling Fun Sports Days
  • Bike Maintenance & Safety Workshops
  • Trail Cycle & Bike Skills events
  • School cycle and Arts Competitions
  • And lots more!

All groups must complete an application form and post it in before the closing date for the applications which has been extended to 4 p.m on Friday 11th May 2018 to the following address:

Leitrim Sports Partnership

C/O Leitrim County Council

Áras an Chontae

Carrick on Shannon

Co. Leitrim

For more information on this funding you can contact Leitrim Sports Partnership 071 9650498 or email,sports@leitrimcoco.ie or visit www.leitrimsports.ie

You can download an application form for National Bike Week Funding HERE

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