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Monday, September 15, 2008

Wild Cycle in Waterford City

EU Mobility Week -Wild Cycle in Waterford City Sunday, Sept 21st From 16 to 22 September 2008, European cities and towns will have the opportunity to participate in the most widespread event on sustainable mobility, the European Mobility Week. It serves as an opportunity for participating cities to show how matters related to the environment concern them. Local authorities can present their urban centres in a different light and implement key actions aimed at encouraging the use of sustainable modes of transport and raising awareness on the environmental impacts of citizens modal choice. The theme of this year s European Mobility Week is Clean Air for All in order to highlight the effect that cars, etc can have on air pollution.

To mark the event, the Irish Wildlife Trust have organised a "WILD CYCLE" around some of the interesting nature areas of the city. All are welcome to particpate in this 7 km cycle from the Peoples Park on Sunday, September 21st led by Paul from Easy Wheelin Cycle Tours and members of the IWT. The cycle will begin at the Park at 1 pm, going to River Suir at Ballinakill, around the Outer Ring Rd. cycleway to Kilbarry Bog pNHA, and back to the park - approx 1 hour in total, including stops at the wildlife areas of interest along the way. Just turn up at the Park with your bike!

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