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August 2019 news from Eddington

Posted Thursday 29th August 2019

NEWS FROM EDDINGTON

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Booking now open for Open Eddington 2019; Eddington shortlisted for Building Awards 2019; Cycle September coming to Eddington; final foodPark at Eddington; reggae at Storey's Field Centre

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OPEN EDDINGTON 2019 - BOOKING NOW OPEN 

Bookings are now open for tours and activities at Open Eddington, on Saturday 14 September.

Open Eddington is a day of free activities, talks, tours and entertainment for all ages.

There will be live music throughout the day with the unmissable Brass Funkeys, Arco Iris samba band and other lives acts. There will be a street food market featuring Steak & Honour, Azahar and lots more, plus a licensed bar. 

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EDDINGTON SHORTLISTED FOR BUILDING AWARDS

Key Worker Housing at Eddington has been shortlisted for the Building Awards 2019. 

The housing, by Wilkinson Eyre and Mole Architects, has been shortlisted for the Housing Project Of the Year prize. 

The winners will be announced in November at an awards ceremony in London. 

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CYCLE SEPTEMBER COMES TO EDDINGTON

Cycle September – The Global Bike Challenge is coming to Eddington.

Cycle September is a fun and free competition for people in and around Cambridge.

Everyone can join in, if you ride every day or if you haven’t been on a bike in years. It’s all about giving it a go.

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Final foodPark at Eddington

The last foodPark for the Eddington trial will be on 30 August in the Market Square. Watch this space to hear about our future plans for food and drink in Eddington.

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Reggae at Storey's Field Centre

Apex Hi-Fi Soundsystem at returning to the Storey's Field Centre with special guest Prince Livijah. The gig is on Saturday 21st September from 8pm.

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Cycle September – The Global Bike Challenge

Posted Friday 23rd August 2019

Cycle September – The Global Bike Challenge is coming to Eddington!

Cycle September is a fun, free competition for everyone who lives or works in Greater Cambridge. Everyone is invited to join in; it doesn’t matter if you ride every day or if you haven’t been on a bike in years. It’s all about giving it a go.

Eddington is competing as a group, please join us by registering here.

There are loads of prizes - like a holiday to New Zealand, bicycles and a champagne punting trip that you can win by riding and encouraging friends and colleagues.

If you haven’t cycled for years, don’t worry! You only have to ride a bike for 10 minutes for your participation to count towards your team’s score, and you can ride anywhere, anytime during the Challenge.

If you already ride – you already know how enjoyable riding is and how good it makes you feel. So here’s your chance to get your neighbours and workmates to experience how easy and enjoyable riding can be.

To enter the draw, you just need to register on the Love to Ride website and enter your rides manually or by linking to a cycling app.

If when you register your street doesn’t appear please chose a nearby street. Some addresses are not yet on Google which Love to Ride uses. It’s not a problem if your address isn’t accurate and you will still be in the Eddington group.

The Love to Ride website helps members to set themselves goals, track their mileage, earn badges, share photos and encourage others to ride.

Register here