Seaton cheer mounts as Festival of Cycling nears

PUBLISHED: 14:02 19 August 2009 | UPDATED: 00:00 16 June 2010

Excitement is building as representatives from Seaton s community groups continue to work hard organising the Seaton Festival of Cycling in celebration of this year s Tour of Britain which is passing through the town on one of its South West legs on September 18.

Excitement is building as representatives from Seaton's community groups continue to work hard organising the Seaton Festival of Cycling in celebration of this year's Tour of Britain which is passing through the town on one of its South West legs on September 18.

In addition to entertainment, competitions, Stuart Line boat trips, cycling activities, music and displays being arranged over the two days of September 18 and 19 by Seaton Lions, Seaton & District Chamber of Commerce, Seaton Visitor Centre Trust, Axe Valley Pedallers, Seaton Carnival Club, local schools, Seaton Majorettes and Seaton's pubs, further support has been offered by Seaton Phoenix, who will be running a street market along the Esplanade on Friday, September 18, and from Rotary Club of Seaton & District who are holding a quiz at the Town Hall on the evening of the 18th.

Seaton Town Council clerk has offered the services of the town's handyman and help with advertising boards, bunting and flags.

The council has also undertaken to ensure that the TIC is fully manned and operating full summer opening hours over the period of the Festival and during the run-up to it.

Look out for full details in the programmes that will be available in all the local shops and Seaton Tourist Information Centre and on www. SeatonFestivalOfCycling.org.uk

Put the date in your diary and make this an event to remember.


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