Theo Clarke MP for Stafford officially opened the Commonwealth Games Cannock Chase mountain biking trail with the Sports Minister, Nigel Huddleston MP and Ms Clarke’s neighbouring MP Amanda Milling. Ms Clarke is delighted that the mountain biking events for the 2022 Commonwealth Games are being hosted in Staffordshire and Ms Clarke encourages everyone locally to get involved with the Commonwealth Games.
Nigel Huddleston MP, Minister for Sport, Tourism, Heritage and Civil Society:
“It was a pleasure to join my fantastic colleagues Amanda and Theo at the launch of Forestry England’s brand new mountain bike trails in Cannock Chase. They are both great advocates for the Commonwealth Games.
“Not only will the trails be used for the 2022 Commonwealth Games but the site is levelling up access to cycling facilities for all and will leave a lasting legacy for the community.”
Theo Clarke MP for Stafford:
“I was pleased to join the Sports Minister and my neighbouring MP Amanda Milling at the official opening of Forestry England’s new mountain bike trails in Cannock Chase which will be used for the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
“It was great to see the fantastic new facilities for kids on the Pedal and Play trail.
“I’m delighted that Staffordshire is hosting the mountain biking competition this summer and encourage everyone locally to get involved and support the Games.”
Amanda Milling MP for Cannock Chase:
“It was brilliant to welcome the Sports Minister to Cannock Chase to see the fantastic work that’s been done by Forestry England and to see the site of the mountain biking for the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
“It was great to see cyclists making use of the new trials and a local group using the Pedal and Play trail.
“The trails are open now and everyone across Cannock Chase and beyond are able to enjoy them.”