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Friday, February 28, 2014

National Bike Week 2014 - Funding available for community cycling themed events!

Waterford County Council and Go Dungarvan are currently inviting applications from Community Groups to apply for funding to assist with the organisation of cycling themed events during Bike Week 2014 which will take place from 14th to 22nd June.

The objective of Bike Week is to celebrate cycling in all its forms and to get more people participating in cycling both for transport and recreation.

The types of groups which may apply are community groups, voluntary organisations, schools, sports clubs, active retirement groups, childcare service providers, workplaces or any group that wishes to organise a bike related event on a 'not for profit basis' during Bike Week 2014.

Examples of possible Bike Week events include:

• Guided bike tour of a town/village.  These can be themed, for example, heritage, gardens, or foodie trips.
• Cycles from your school to a local amenity on cycle to school Wednesday (18th June) for bike based games such as treasure hunts and slow bicycle races;
• A midsummer night cycle
• Bike hurley or camogie
• Bike maintenance workshops
• Bike art exhibition
• Bike school art competition, quiz or drama
• Family fun cycle
• Bike fashion show
• Cycling window display competition in local shops
• Picnic cycle
• Fancy dress bike parade

The list is endless!

All applications will be assessed by the Bike Week steering committee and funding will be allocated up to a maximum of €500 per group/per event. For further information email:: or call 058-21496.

Download an application form here:

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY 26TH MARCH 2014. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.  Tel: 058 21190
Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.  Tel: 051 849855
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