Dave Brailsford to be honoured with the freedom of Erewash

Team Sky and Team GB director recognised by home county

by Sarah Barth   December 16, 2012  

09 Dave Brailsford at the TDF 2013 launch © Simon MacMichael

Dail Brailsford is to be honoured for his work with the Team GB and Team Sky members as he is handed the freedom of his home borough in Derbyshire.

BBC News reports that Brailsford, who saw those he coached cruise to stunning victories in important events including the Tour de France and 12 Olympic track and road cycling events, has been handed the freedom of Erewash, the borough containing his home town of Ilkeston.

Erewash Borough Council has only presented the award once before to the Mercian Regiment in 2007.

The ceremony won't be open to the public, but Brailsford will be handed a medal and a framed scroll by Erewash mayor Jennifer Hulls on Wednesday.

 

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Where......It sounds like a lotion for ear infections Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [8792 posts]
16th December 2012 - 15:09

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Isn't that next door to Erewhon?

posted by chokofingrz [280 posts]
16th December 2012 - 15:34

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Blimey. I'm surprised you managed to get a photo of him not wearing a tracksuit.

Velotastic !

Too many hills, but too little time.

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posted by badback [266 posts]
16th December 2012 - 16:34

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Gives him the right to sell replica kit on Ilkeston market.Imagine he will be quite busy come the new year.

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posted by nevman [17 posts]
16th December 2012 - 17:53

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nevman wrote:
Gives him the right to sell replica kit on Ilkeston market.Imagine he will be quite busy come the new year.

WHat off loading the Adidas stuff before the RAPHA kit comes in!!!

posted by RacePace [19 posts]
17th December 2012 - 9:30

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