Art competition launched to get Hillingdon people on their bikes

Spring's here - and it's time to get your bike out of the shed

Spring's here - and it's time to get your bike out of the shed

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PEOPLE in Hillingdon are being urged to get creative by taking part in an art competition that will inspire others to get cycling.

The competition, 'Bikespiration', is part of a council campaign to increase awareness of the cycle tracks, clubs and activities across the borough.

Artwork can take any form, including sculpture, collage, photography and painting. The only requirement is that it should encourage residents to take up cycling.

Finalists will have their pieces displayed in the INTU Shopping Centre, as part of a special event on June 28 There are four age categories; seven and under, 8-13, 14-17 and 18+, with prizes up for grabs, including new bikes and cycling equipment.

Cllr Keith Burrows, cabinet member for planning, transportation and recycling said: “There are some great cycle routes and outdoor spaces to explore in the borough and it’s a great time for residents to enjoy Hillingdon from their bikes.”

Closing date for the Bikespiration competition is Friday, June 6, and entries should be posted to: Road Safety and School Travel, 4W/05 Civic Centre, High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1UW or handed into the Civic Centre for judging.

For more information, visit www.hillingdon.gov.uk/cycling

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