The streets of Leicester are coming to an almighty halt this Sunday, as Let’s Ride Leicester fills the streets with bicycle festivity instead! Food, drink, face painting, music, games and plenty of fun will be happening for all the members of the public to get involved in – as long as you come on your bike!

In Britain, more than two million adults are riding their bike at least once a week. Cycling is now the third most popular sport in England, and with the scorching weather over the past couple of months, there’s been an unbelievable increase in people ditching their hot cars, for their agile weather-friendly bicycles, so there’s not a better time than to celebrate on the 12th August with friends, family and cycling enthusiasts alike, for a great cause!

Dark Chocolate Seaside Easter Egg (vegan-friendly)

By Chococo

One of the best dairy-free Easter eggs, 67% Madagascan dark chocolate eg, decorated with natural colours studded inside with assorted seaside chocolate shapes. Suitable for vegans or anyone intolerant to dairy. Buy any 2 studded Easter Eggs for £22.50 (discount applied automatically)!

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Rice Milk Chocolate Easter Egg

By Cocoa Libre

This Easter why not enjoy one of our rice milk chocolate eggs. Our eggs are free from dairy, gluten, nuts, peanuts, and wheat. Looking for a vegan Easter egg? Our Easter eggs are also suitable for vegans!

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Tesco Finest Free From Belgian Dark Chocolate Egg 200G!

By Tesco

Belgian dark chocolate egg decorated with a chocolate flavour drizzle, with orange flavour fondant filled dark chocolate truffles and raspberry flavour fondant filled dark chocolate truffles. A beautifully crafted egg made with rich, intense Belgian dark chocolate. Paired with five hand decorated dark chocolate truffles in two fruit flavours.

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Original Goupie Chocolate Easter Egg

By Goupie Chocolate

Our Original Goupie chocolates are cut into smaller pieces, covered in even more chocolate and packaged in a reusable, Faberge-inspired, tin egg and quirky Kraft box. Perfect for those looking for something a bit different this Easter!

This egg is vegan-friendly and comes in 36 different egg designs. These are chosen at random so you’ll get a lovely surprise when your order arrives!

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Luxury Sea Salt & Caramel Easter Egg

by MooFree Chocolates Ltd

If you like salted caramel then you will really love these luxury, organic Easter eggs. Each of these large, sophisticated Easter eggs are made by infusing our delicious, multi-award-winning organic rice milk chocolate with the perfect blend of sea salt and caramel. As well as tasting absolutely amazing, these Easter eggs are also dairy free, gluten free, soya free and certified vegan.

Each luxury Sea Salt & Caramel Easter egg is lovingly made by Moo Free who are an ethical, family-owned UK manufacturer. We only use natural, high-quality ingredients including single origin, organic cocoa mass from plantations in the Dominican Republic.

We hope that you love these Easter eggs as much as we loved making them.

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Extra Thick Easter Egg – Rare & Vintage

By Hotel Chocolat

When we first started making our Easter eggs 18 years ago, experts told us to make them as thin as possible. We did the opposite, opting for lavishly thick shells that are the epitome of indulgence.

An egg or two, generously proportioned, halves: explore the single-origin depth of flavour teased out in our small-batch roastery. Discover 75% Colombia with notes of butterscotch and roasted cocoa creaminess; and 72% Honduras Mayan Red with notes of red fruits and a smoky finish.

We’ve wrapped it in gold foil for a glint of anticipation when you untie the ribbon and lift the lid, then filled it with single-origin Luxe Nuts, and buches. No Alcohol. Vegan.

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Sainsbury’s Selection of Buttermilk Easter Eggs!

By Sainsbury’s

We’ve introduced a delicious chocolate alternative egg to our collection, free from dairy, gluten and wheat so everyone can enjoy a treat this Easter.

Our love and enthusiasm for everything sweet have been guiding our Cornish confectionery since 1964. Peek inside our kitchen and you’ll find traditional copper pans bubbling away over open flames to make our award-winning indulgent treats.
Happy eating from the Buttermilk family!

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Coast to Coast

Unit 73, Lower Level Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester LE1 4AN

 

We have 3 amazing pancakes for you to eat including Strawberries And Cream Pancakes, Banana And Salted Caramel Pancakes and Maple Flavour Syrup & Blueberries Pancakes. All available for Vegetarians!

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Kinnerton Just Chocolate Egg and Bar

At Morrisons

This luxury dark chocolate Easter egg and bar are made with special care to ensure that it is truly vegan, indulgent…and free of any cross-contamination from dairy, gluten, eggs and nuts, allowing allergy sufferers to enjoy it and cook with it.

Queen of Bradgate

93 High Street, Leicester LE1 4JB

You can get 2-4-1 on Pancakes every Tuesday with Queen of Bradgate! Delicious tasty pancakes for you!

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More people are ditching the cars and choosing the bike

As the cost of people going to work every day by cars and public transport go up, the demand for alternate routes to work is high. Large Cities in the UK have to act, and many have put in to place new cycling facilities where members of the public can rent a bike for a day or two and ride around the city, whether it be the daily commute to work or tourists travelling with ease! The government changes have attracted over 100,000 people in London alone to start riding to work etc. And because of this encouragement, since 2014 when advertising and cycling facilities became available, younger people now contribute to a 20% increase in cycling in cycling-related competitive events.

Britain is now named ‘The Cycling Nation’. With less young people choosing to take the bus or learn to drive, their other option is cycling, so Let’s Ride Leicester are setting out to make this popular increase, a permanent fixture to the way the UK travels.

The event

Lets Ride is an organisation especially aiming to get more young and old people out of their cars and onto their bikes. It’s free to enter; which means its an active, fun, family day out! You don’t need to be an overly experienced cyclist either, as the roads will be clear to roam, ready for the 5k trip around the city!

Rearing at the wheels? You can get involved here, remember, sign up is free so you don’t have to pay a penny to get involved! 

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