Festival of cycling 14th Sep 2013 – 15th Sep 2013

Get ready for the York Festival of Cycling, Rowntree Park. Browse the many different types of bikes there are, and try a few out to see how different they can be!

Every day

Location: Rowntree park, York, YO23 1JQ

Cost: FREE

Get ready for the world of bikes and cycling that will be held in Rowntree Park for the York Festival of Cycling. Browse the many different types of bikes there are, and try a few out to see how different they can be!

Watch stunts by show riders, Join a free guided ride on a bicycle, a KMX Kart or a rickshaw tricycle along scenic routes within rowntree park and york.

Flyball on the Knavesmire 13th Sep 2013

Flyball is the most unique and exciting dog sport invented, it is fast, colourful and thrilling!

Location: Knavesmire Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX

Cost: £35 per entry

Flyball is the most unique and exciting dog sport invented, it is fast, colourful and thrilling!

Come to the Knavesmire Racecourse, York and enjoy a fantastic day watching a number of different races, see your favourite dogs, place a bet if you wish and enjoy the Racecourse food and drink on a thrilling family day out.

For more information, go to the British Flyball Association websit http://www.flyball.org.uk/

Beckfield Lane recycling centre reopens for ……………1 day

Composting bins on sale on 13th October

Composting bins on sale on 13th October

Residents will be able to visit the site on 5th October to pick up a preordered composting bin.

York Rotters can help you get composting with free advice and this sale of compost bins and other composting equipment.

Limited unreserved stock will be available to purchase on the day.

To ensure availability pre-order your equipment here by 20th September and then collect from Beckfield Lane on 5th October (no delivery option available).

Bins are subsidised by City of York Council and their sales are limited to York residents only, two ‘dalek’ bins and one ‘metal’ bin per household

Top Techies Come to York

York is to to welcome highly regarded technology speakers who will share their knowledge with York firms over a free business lunch on Thursday 5 September.

To register your attendance visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/7239201647.

The event will see Jonathan Mitchener and Nick Bassett speak to York firms about their experiences with The Technology Strategy Board.

The Government backed Technology Strategy Board drives high-impact investments in innovation projects and businesses across the UK, with a headline budget of £500m a year.
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Look like a winner with Sky Ride – Saturday 14 September

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York cyclists may not have the speed or stamina of winning professional athletes but those signing up to York’s Sky Ride soon will at least have the chance of looking like one.

The first 1000 participants to sign up for the event will be entered into a free prize draw to win a Team Sky jersey signed by 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his supporting team. The Sky Ride takes place on Saturday 14 September and numbers are increasing quickly.

The festival takes place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September from 10.30am, finishing at 5pm Saturday and 4pm Sunday. More information can be found at http://www.festivalofcycling.org.uk/

Anyone wanting to sign up for Sky Ride York should go to www.goskyride.com/York

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