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The UK government announced that doctors in England will soon be able prescribe free cycling, training and walking for public health.  

The £12.7m programme will see 11 local authorities take part in a three-year trial. It follows a successful pilot in West Yorkshire that was conducted by Cycling UK. 

“We’ve seen the difference we can make to people’s quality of life through a targeted cycling initiative,” said Sarah Mitchell, Cycling UK’s chief executive.

The pilots will begin this year in Bath, north east Somerset, Bradford and Cornwall, Cumbria.

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