UCI 2019 - Community

Once again, the communities along the route did Doncaster proud with their enthusiasm for the event. Numerous Community Groups and organisations decorated their areas in Rainbow coloured Bunting / flags and painted bikes.

In addition to decorating their communities, many groups came together to deliver events in their towns and villages. The following are just some we were made aware of:-

People Focused Group

The Green, Shaftesbury Avenue, Intake, DN2 6QT
  • Community fun day / Traditional family sports day
  • Bicycle relays
  • Rounders 
  • Egg and spoon race
  • Fencing
  • Big board games
  • Bike safety checks
  • Bikes available to loan from the centre
  • Face Painting
  • Music group/band that provided music on the day
  • Tree Yarn Bombing
  • Opportunities for people to hang fitness pledges on the tree of fitness
  • Food and refreshments including halal burgers
  • Muslim Ladies Fencing class there to teach some basic skills

  People Focused Group successfully applied for Microgrant Scheme The Wellness Centre (Intake) - Overall Winner

St Pauls Community Church

St Paul's Church, Durham Rd, Doncaster, DN2 4HN
  • Community Coffee Morning
  • Live Race footage
  • Healthy Eating Picnic Style Buffet
  • Cycling Themed Childrens Crafts and games
  • Outdoor Games
  • Nutritionist Advice
  • Colouring competition
  • FAB school of Dance taster session
  • Football training session with support from Doncaster Goals coaches
  • Design your own cycling shirt competition for children

  St Pauls Community Church St Pauls Community Church successfully applied for Microgrant Scheme Wheatley Hills Tennis Club successfully applied for Microgrant Scheme

Friends of Sandall Park

Sandall Park, Thorne Road, Wheatley, Doncaster, DN2 5DY
  • Fan hub within Sandall Park and along the footways outside the park from Leger Way to Wheatley hall road
  • Rascals Bouncy Castles
  • Bernadette’s Afternoon Teas
  • Ishiasha’s Fitness Classes
  • Pedal Ready Cycle Training
  • Doctor Bike
  • Kingthorne Group Practice with health checks and other Health related activities.
  • Promoting cycling and health/fitness awareness
  • Wheels All Round
  • Cycle training
  • ‘Sterile’ zone for disabled, less abled, b-friend members and special needs visitors to have an unrestricted view of the races
  • Public arts and crafts sessions to make/knit/crochet bunting for the fences; create land art for the park

  Friends of Sandall Park painting bicycles in Rainbow Colours Friends of Sandall Park successfully applied for UCI Microgrant Scheme

Dunsville Community Centre

High St, Hatfield, Doncaster DN7 4BX
  • Macmillan Coffee morning to raise funds for the Macmillan charity
  • Opened the centre early to sell refreshments to people watching the race

  Dunsville Community Centre

Thorne-Moorends Town Council

The Green, Thorne, DN8 5AT + Memorial Park, S Parade, Thorne, DN8 5DZ
  • Fan zone Community Day
  • Large TV Screen
  • Numerous Activities
  • Stalls
  • Food and refreshments
  • Funfair rides
  • Face Painter
  • Sports Coaches Sessions
  • Bike Sessions
  • Walking Netball Sessions

  Thorne and Moorends Events Working Group successfully applied for Microgrant Scheme Thorne and Moorends Town Council Thorne Branch RBL & Bridging Generations & Thorne Moorends Healthy Living Group & Thorne Times Thorne School Children Thorne Netball Club successfully applied for UCI Microgrant Scheme

Thorne Branch Royal British Legion + Bridging Generations + Thorne Moorends Healthy Living Group + Thorne Times

Gazette House, King St, Thorne, Doncaster, DN8 5BA
  • Viewing Hub and Accessible Seating for disabled and elderly
  • Toilet facilities provided by Thorne Times
  • Tea and Coffee

  Bridging Generations and Thorne & Moorends Healthy Living Group successfully applied for Microgrant Scheme Royal British Legion - Thorne Branch successfully applied for Microgrant Scheme

Are you inspired to get into cycling?

Whether it is part of a cycling club, to ride to work or just as a bit of fun to pass away an evening or the weekend with family and friends go to: Cycling in Doncaster and give it a try.

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Last updated: 07 January 2020 10:10:52