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Pedal power helping to beat prostate cancer

Balsall Common resident Richard Murray is riding from London to Amsterdam in support of the charity Prostate Cancer UK. He’s part of a team from business coaching company Elephants Child. Their Managing Director Martin Brown, lost his father-in-law to the disease. In total the team has raised £7000 with four weeks to go. The 145-mile […]

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Charity cyclist reaches for the sky

Local resident and keen cyclist Stefan Bird had a very busy summer. Having organised a very successful 1940s themed afternoon and evening in the village in June, he then took part in the Ride London 100 bike ride. All his activities have been in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund, and he’s raised around £1500. […]

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Cycling: Clinton endures heartbreak at ‘Manx’ End-to-End race

Balsall Common’s Matt Clinton suffered the frustration of a double puncture, putting paid to his hopes of winning the annual Isle-of-Man End to End cycle race, to finish in 6th place.  The predominantly off-road event attracted 1700 riders to the starting line from all over the world. Clinton, riding for Kenilworth-based Mike Vaughan Cycles, went […]