£7.5m grant to get people out walking and cycling

Sheffield and its South Yorkshire neighbours have received a £7.5 million boost to improve cycling and walking facilities across the area.

Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 5:06 am

Sheffield City Region successfully bid for the huge slice of £64 million in government funding, to get more people saddling up or travelling by foot. The money will be distributed by regional chiefs to the councils of Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley and Rotherham. The exact split is yet to be decided.