CLUB NEWS: Hawks stage presentation evening on Zoom

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES staged their 2020 Presentation Evening, not in the usual party atmosphere of the Social Club but on Zoom. Eighteen families tuned in and, as well as awards, everyone heard about exciting developments – new track side facilities for which planning permission is currently in, and various fund-raising initiatives to support that and other developments. […]

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NEWS: Ashford awarded Wilkinson Sword

British Cycling has announced that Terry Ashford (pictured below) has been awarded the Wilkinson Sword for his exceptional contribution to cycle speedway stretching over four decades. Amongst his many roles within the sport, Terry is the current Chair of the South and South East Region, and has also been a club manager, coach, sponsor, international referee, Cycle Speedway Commission member […]

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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Venues confirmed

International Cycle Speedway Federation Secretary Mike Hack has released a statement regarding the European Championships on July 30th-August 1st inclusive. The statement is in English as well as Polish: The International Cycle Speedway Federation (ICSF) is pleased to announce that the 2021 European Cycle Speedway Championships will be hosted by the Astley & Tyldesley club, based in Greater Manchester, England. […]

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CLUB NEWS: A&T secure funding from Sport England

Astley & Tyldesley Cycling Club is delighted to announce that the club’s application to Sport England, for funding from their Return to Play scheme, was successful. They have agreed to fully fund the club’s application of £6,546, to ensure that facilities are Covid compliant, for when activities resume at the Gin Pit cycle speedway track. Extract from the grant award […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Transfers for 2021

The following transfers for the 2021 Cycle Speedway season have been approved by British Cycling and are listed below: Rider Category From ToMark Carmichael Senior Newport CSC Horspath Hammers CSCPawel Idziorek Senior Astley & Tyldesley CC Hull CSCNiall Morton Senior Edinburgh Falcons Sheffield StarsConnor Tucker Senior Exeter Aces CSC Poole CSCKevin Wells O40 Hethersett Hawks CSC Norwich CSCMckenzie Loombe U16 […]

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CLUB NEWS: White secures funding to purchase equipment for A&T

Astley & Tyldesley press officer Mike Hack has sent in the following: “Great news is that Frank White has obtained £445 funding from Wigan Council’s Youth Inspiration Fund to purchase training equipment for the Astley & Tyldesley Club! “9 years old Frank has secured the funding to purchase a limbo bar set and some basic rollers to make “training sessions […]

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EUROPEAN CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Venue and date confirmed

The Polish Federation has confirmed that the European Club Championships will take place at Torun, on the weekend from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th September 2021. An announcement regarding the venue for the European Championships, in Gt. Britain on the weekend from 30th July to Sunday 1st August 2021, will be made early in February.

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NEWS: Cycle Speedway World Championships postponed until 2022

The International Cycle Speedway Federation (ICSF) has decided to again postpone the World Championship tournament. The championships will now be staged in South Australia, from Tuesday 15th November to Sunday 4th December 2022 inclusive. The championships were originally due to have been held in November/ December 2020. A decision was taken last year to put the event back to November/ […]

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FEATURE: British Cycling tips for cycling through lockdown

Thomas Turner from British Cycling has been in touch with these tips for cycling through the latest lockdown: KEEP LOCAL, KEEP RIDING AND COME BACK SMILING: OUR TIPS FOR CYCLING THROUGH LOCKDOWN Following the introduction of new restrictions in England and Scotland on Monday, British Cycling has today shared its three top tips for riding through the lockdown: stay local, […]

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