Cycle path from Brean Down to Weston-super-Mare handed council grant

PUBLISHED: 11:00 04 April 2017

A new cycle path will open in May

A new cycle path will open in May


A new path from Brean Down to Weston, which is set to be opened in May, has been handed nearly £2,500 by Sedgemoor District Council.

More than £19,000 is being shared among various community groups in the area to benefit the district.

The eight-mile cycle and walking route has been awarded a share of these funds ahead of its opening, which is set for May 1.

This financial boost of £2,494.17 has been handed to the path’s organisers Greenways and Cycleroutes Limited.

The path will be called the Brean Way and its final cost will be around £200,000.

A similar amount has also been handed to Cheddar Arts Fringe Festival.

The £2,400 grant will allow the festival to run a new sculpture workshop, called Willow, from April 30 to May 2.

The workshop is set to take place in the fragrance garden of Cheddar Gorge from 10am-4pm each day.

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