2BR News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01254 350360

Giant cyclist set to be around for the entire weekend

Pendle Hill Giant Cyclist

3:31pm 11th September 2015
(Updated 3:45pm 11th September 2015)

The giant artwork of a cyclist will stay on Pendle Hill over the weekend.

The art - created by land artist Phillippe Handford from Barrowford - was created in celebration of the Tour of Britain on Monday.

It's been on Pendle's famous landmark for the past week, to remind everyone about the world's elite cyclists heading to Colne this week. The second stage of the Tour of Britain had cyclists tackling some of the borough's toughest courses - including the Nick o' Pendle and Pendle Hill itself.

This is the last weekend you'll be able to catch a glimpe of the giant cyclist - which will be taken down after the weekend.

 

 

 

 

Share This Story

Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
king george's hall in Balckburn on google maps

Road changes set for centre of Blackburn

To open up streets around King George's Hall

Most read
Suggested Articles

Weather set to get hotter over weekend with highs of 30C

National News: Britons are set for another very warm weekend, with temperatures up to 30C (86F) and plenty of sunshine.

Road changes set for centre of Blackburn

Local News: To open up streets around King George's Hall

Top Articles

Blackburn man jailed for stealing Range Rover

Local News: Ali Shah had also threatened two men with a hammer

Deaf man learns how to communicate in his 70s

Nepal: In the final episode of 2BR's special report from Nepal, we meet the older Deaf people who've only just learned to communicate.

Uganda Appeal: Re-visiting some of the people 2BR met

Local News: A month on, 2BR has a few updates for you

German GP: Daniel Ricciardo to start at back of F1 grid

Sport: Daniel Ricciardo will start at the back of Sunday's German GP grid after Red Bull were finally forced to make engine changes over the penalty-free limit for the season.

'I'll take that as a no': Short-lived Oasis reunion hopes appear to be over

Showbiz: Liam Gallagher appears to have put an end to any hope of an Oasis reunion just 15 hours after suggesting it should happen.

'I'll take that as a no': Short-lived Oasis reunion hopes appear to be over

National News: Liam Gallagher appears to have put an end to any hope of an Oasis reunion just 15 hours after suggesting it should happen.

Competition to name new Mars rover: How about Marsy McMarsface?

World News: The European Space Agency is looking for a name for its new Mars rover which will land on the red planet in 2021.

WhatsApp limits message forwarding after Indian mob attacks

Business News: WhatsApp is testing a feature limiting forwarded messages following a wave of mob violence in India prompted by rumours spread via the messaging app.

The confusion surrounding the John Lewis Christmas advert

Local News: Trending on Facebook this morning is the John Lewis Christmas advert....but not all is as it seems.

MORTGAGES: What to expect in 2018

Local News: How you can pay your mortgage off early

Near misses in drowning need to be talked about

Local News: They're the lucky ones - says Lancashire mum

LIVES IN LANCASHIRE: Tom Heaton

Local News: See how the keeper is saving more than just shots in Lancashire

HALF PRICE - Hollywood Star

Non-News: Get your half price voucher for Hollywood Star in Burnley now.

Stepping up to the mic for The Ramones

On This Day: Changing the voice of this iconic punk rock band

VIDEO Something Worth Fighting For

Local News: You've never seen a journalist do this...

AVIVA Tour of Britain success in Lancashire!

Tour of Britain: Yesterday's tour of Britain in Lancashire's been hailed as a huge success.

Losing sleep to care for a family member

Local News: Challenges facing the UK's 700,000 young carers

@2BR