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The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Front Page -

FAM­I­LIES were all geared up for a green-themed chal­lenge.

Hun­dreds of fam­i­lies de­scended on Ferry Mead­ows in Peter­bor­ough on Bank Hol­i­day Mon­day to take part in a fam­ily out­door chal­lenge, as part of this year’s Green Fes­ti­val.

Sup­ported by Cono Sur, who pro­duce or­ganic wines, the event saw mums, dads and chil­dren em­bark on a cy­cle ride around the park while hav­ing a go at some fam­ily friendly chal­lenges along the route.

From watch­ing out for wildlife and climb­ing a spi­der moun­tain to fol­low­ing clues, solv­ing rid­dles and hav­ing a go at archery, there was some­thing for all of the fam­ily to en­joy.

And af­ter the event, fam­i­lies en­joyed a well-earned pic­nic, browsed stalls and even vis­ited a spe­cial bike doc­tor.

Peter­bor­ough En­vi­ron­ment City Trust spokes­woman Nyree Am­barchian said: “The day was bril­liant.

“We were a bit ap­pre­hen­sive be­cause this was the first time we have held an event like this but we had more than 100 fam­i­lies tak­ing part. Next year will be even big­ger.”

n More Green Fes­ti­val news on pages 8 and 9.

Pic­ture DAVID LOWN­DES.

ON YOUR MARKS: Cy­clists get ready to take part in the Cono Sur fam­ily out­door chal­lenge. (METP-31-0510DL003)

Pic­ture: DAVID LOWN­DES.

AIM: Do­minic Res­taino (3) with mum Clare and sis­ter Ly­dia (5) try their hands at archery. (METP-31-05-10DL021)

Pic­ture: DAVID LOWN­DES

STEADY: Thomas Flan­nery and his sis­ter Sarah have a go on the climb­ing wall. (METP-31-05-10DL013)

Pic­ture: DAVID LOWN­DES.

STRONG GRIP: Simon Tu­pling, Ed­die Her­zog, Lynn Tu­pling and Liam Tu­pling take part in the Cono Sur chal­lenge. (METP-31-0510DL008)

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