The Headline Sponsor for the 2017 Colne Grand Prix has been announced as
Colin Hill, Chief Executive Officer for Colne Town Council said: “We’re delighted that – the global holiday company based in Pendle – is supporting this exciting free event which brings world class cyclists into Colne.”

Simon Norton, Head of Marketing at explained: “We’ve been headline sponsor of the Colne Grand Prix for the last eight years.  Cycling is in our DNA as a business and anything we can do to raise the profile of cycling and encourage more people into the pastime is worthwhile”.

The ‘Win a Holiday’ Competition will be launched at Colne Town Council’s Summer Music and Food Festival in the town centre on Saturday, 10th June from 9 am – 4 pm.

Simon Norton commented: “There are lots of very keen cyclists within our company and the Colne Grand Prix is one of the highlights of our year!

Following the huge success of last year’s race, British Cycling has announced that Colne will host the final of the men’s HSBC UK | National Circuit Series for the second time.  “This will be no holiday for the cyclists, I can assure you,” said Colin Hill.  “Colne is the toughest of all races in the National Circuit Series, which makes it a fantastic free spectator event, as top cyclists battle it out in Colne Town Centre for the team and individual honours.

This year The Town Council is going up a gear, printing over 5,000 free programmes and more Colne businesses are supporting the Colne Grand Prix, with banners showing their loyalty lining Market Street.  The Council hopes that Colners will be out in force, joining thousands of cycling fans thronging Colne’s award winning High Street for the 14th Colne Grand Prix on Wednesday, 26th July from 6.15 p.m.


To enter ‘win a holiday’ please go to

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