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From Ramadan to Local Bike shop day - Outdoor news round-up

From Ramadan to Local Bike shop day - Outdoor news round-up

Update: 2022-04-15
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In this outdoor news round-up, Francesca Turauskis takes us through some news stories from the outdoors world:


- This month is Ramadan, and several athletes and grassroots organisations have been calling on events to be more inclusive of Muslims who observe the holy month.


- The main sponsor of a major women’s cycling race, the Women’s CiCLE Classic, has withdrawn his funding in reaction to British Cycling’s new rules on transgender participation


- In Ireland, the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan has announced a ban on the small-scale commercial selling of turf from September 1st, 2022. It comes as part of the ban on carbon-high fuels.


- The Sporting Pride Conference is taking place in Birmingham on 23rd April


- Right to Roam announce the Kinder in Colour event for the anniversary of the Kinder Tresspass


- Friends of the Earth have announced a grant to support local nature projects


- April 30th is Local Bike Shop Day.


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Email your MP - https://www.stonewall.org.uk/our-work/campaigns/ban-conversion-therapy


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Produced, Hosted, Edited by Francesca Turauskis

Artwork by Sophie Nolan

Music is Bassbeat by Alex Norton


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From Ramadan to Local Bike shop day - Outdoor news round-up

From Ramadan to Local Bike shop day - Outdoor news round-up