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Fake news warning about Guild Wheel and cyclists

Posted on - 8th August, 2017 - 3:50pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Politics, Transport
The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall
The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall

County Hall chiefs have moved to squash rumours of the Guild Wheel being made off limit to cyclists.

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A post made by the ‘City of Preston’ Facebook page implies the county council leader has banned cycling.

The fake news post has been shared numerous times.

The post that's doing the rounds on social media
The post that’s doing the rounds on social media

A spokesman for Lancashire County Council said: “The Guild Wheel has been an enormous success and we’re very pleased that it’s enjoyed by so many thousands of cyclists and walkers every year.

“There’s absolutely no truth to the story doing the rounds on social media.”

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