Charity sporting event to be launched

Cyclists from across the Daventry district are being encouraged to leap into the saddle to support a fundraising bike ride.

The Cycle 4 Cynthia has been running for the past 12 years and is to be launched next week.

The event, which has raised almost a third of a million pounds over the past 11 years, is being launched at the home of Northampton Saints, Franklin’s Gardens at 6pm on Wednesday.

Cycle 4 Cynthia 2015, offering riders five-, 25- or 50-mile routes, is taking place on Sunday, September 13 with further details of the event to be announced at the launch.

For further information or to take part in the ride call Sue Bownass on 01604 678088.