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A cycleway linking Sonning Common and Emmer Green will benefit many organisations and communities

"Every pound invested returns x9 in measurable financial returns - mostly direct savings in health spending.  (Other benefits - eg healthier happier people & planet)" (Sjoerd Vogt, 2021)

Drivers "Not having to wait behind cyclists on B481 between Sonning Common and Reading"
Village-centre users Bike riders create no air pollution, traffic noise, traffic jams, parking problems = More pleasant environment for all.

Studies show that bike riders bring increased profits.
Increased income, business and attendance from extra "customers" including out-of-village catchment.
Pupils, Members, Attendees, Clients, Staff - Improved health, fitness; reduced time-off-sick, commuting cost, travel time.

Pubs The Hare & Hounds. The Bird in Hand. The Butchers Arms. The Greyhound. The Unicorn. The New Inn.
Restaurants Tandoori Connoissaeur.
Cafés & Take-aways The Herb Farm. Flemmings Bakery. Hot Wok. Chip Shop.
Shops, etc Co-op, One-Stop/P.O, Carl Woods Butcher, Heath & Watkins, Pet Supplies, BB wines, Sonning Common Food & Wine, The Herb Farm, Peppard Stores.

Primary Schools:-

MECE Chiltern Edge.
Grove Rd, Kidmore End

Reading Abbey RFC, Rotherfield United, Scouts, Youth Club.

Health & FItness The Health Centre, Wood Lane Dentistry, Kennylands Gymnastics
Churches St Michaels RC, Springwater Congregational, Christ the King CE, St Johns CE
Major employers Johnson Mathey, Abbeycrest, Herb Farm.
Nearby villages and conurbations whose retail outlets and communities would benefit

Peppard Common, Checkendon, Stoke Row, Highmoor, Greys, Rotherfield.
Emmer Green, Caversham, Reading.

Pubs, restaurants, cafes, shops, schools (e.g. Highdown), clubs (eg cycling), health & fitness, churches, employers.

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