As you may be aware, the indoor Velodrome at Manchester is now undergoing track relaying and as such the usual Regional Track Clusters cannot take place there in the summer of 2018.

With this in mind, the North East region have teamed up with the Yorkshire region and planned a similar format of Track Coaching to take place at Middlesbrough & York Outdoor Velodromes so that riders can continue with their development regularly and locally.

Careful consideration has been paid to minimise clashes with Coaching & Competition calendars across both regions, and multiple disciplines, however, as is increasingly the case, we have had to schedule dates that the majority of volunteers are available to coach.

Some key information is summarised below, however full details are contained within each link;

- Middlesbrough session prices are £7.00 plus £1.00 booking fee

- York session prices are £10.00 plus £1.00 booking fee

- Sessions will be structured Novice, Intermediate and Advanced

- Sessions will be for one hour each per group e.g Novice 13.30 -14.30 / Intermediate 14.30-15.30 / Advanced 15.30 -16.30

- All sessions will be open to riders from all Go-Ride clubs in both regions, riders do not need to be from Club mark accredited clubs to attend

- Sessions will form part of the pathway for progressing onto Accreditation once the NCC is back open in September time, with a view to increase the number of riders elegible to race regionally & nationally.

The dates are as follows:



Booking Link

Saturday 5th May 2018

York,  YO10 5FG


Saturday 26th May 2018

Middlesbrough, TS4 3AE


Saturday 2nd June 2018

York, YO10 5FG


Sunday 17th June 2018

Middlesbrough, TS4 3AE


Saturday 30th June 2018

York,  YO10 5FG


Saturday 14th July2018

York, YO10 5FG


Friday 27th July 2018

Middlesbrough, TS4 3AE


Saturday 18th August 2018

Middlesbrough, TS4 3AE


Saturday 1st September 2018

York,  YO10 5FG


Sunday 16th September 2018

Middlesbrough, TS4 3AE


Sessions do need volunteer coach support to run so if your club has qualified track coaches who are willing to support delivery, then please contact:

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stating the date and session level you are available to coach.

British Cycling are advertising for two casual staff roles for the Let’s Ride Pop Up events in Newcastle. An Event Manager and a Volunteer Coordinator.


Details on how to apply for the roles can be found in the attached links;


Lets Ride Pop Up Event Manager: Event Manager


Lets Ride Pop Up Volunteer Coordinator: Volunteer Coordinator


To summarise, applicants need to provide a copy of their CV, references and a cover letter (1 page maximum), outlining the following:

- Why they feel they would be the right candidate for the role

- What experience they have 

- The necessary skills they would bring to the role. 


Please indicate 'Newcastle LRPU' on all applications along with the dates you are available to work on.


All queries and CVs to be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the deadline for application 5pm Thursday 19th April 2018.

Tyne & Wear Sport have a vacancy in the team for a Project Officer (Inactivity & Inclusion). 

A summary of the information is provided below and full application details are on the following link:


Job title: Project Officer (Inactivity & Inclusion)

Job description:

Tyne & Wear Sport are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual who is committed to working within a small team who are dedicated to reduce levels of inactivity in Tyne & Wear.

This post within Tyne & Wear Sport will primarily be responsible for contributing towards the successful delivery of a range of projects and programmes designed to reduce physical inactivity generally and especially within under-represented groups where participation in sport / levels of physical activity is particularly low.  A key part of your role will include having the responsibility for organising and promoting activity programmes for workplaces, particularly targeting those employees that are inactive, and supporting the organisation of all Tyne & Wear Sport events.

The successful applicant will be committed to providing high levels of customer service, as the nature of the work involves working closely with a wide range of partner organisations, and to working with and supporting a team of staff committed to increasing participation.

The successful applicant will have some experience of successfully organising and delivering sport/physical activity related programmes, along with excellent communication and inter-personal skills, and high levels of enthusiasm.  Ideally, they will also have a sound knowledge of the sport and/or health sectors and experience of organising projects / programmes of work.

How to apply:

Download an application form from the website.  Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Upon completion of the form, please send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or via post to:   

Tyne & Wear Sport, 3rd Floor, Parsons House, Parsons Road, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 1EZ

Point of contact:

For further information about this post please contact:

David Marrin, Assistant Director (Inactivity & Inclusion)

Tel. 0191 4972324

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