A CYCLE route created opposite an existing path for riders cost rate payers £20,000, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

Swansea Council introduced the cycle route between the city centre and Swansea University this year, to provide a safer cycling environment for hundreds of students who regularly use the route.

Reported by the South Wales Evening Post. You can read the full story here. 

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