CYCLING teams are gearing up for the Fort Vale Colne Grand Prix on Tuesday.

The national men's race is heading to Colne for the fourth race in the 2019 series.

The grand prix will start at 8.15pm, but with several races starting earlier, such as the youth race at 6.30pm at the town's market cross.

The race night has been organised by Colne Town Council and the Cycling Development Pendle Partnership.

Mary Thomas, Chairwoman of Colne Town Council said: "Come into town and enjoy an exciting high speed spectacle with all the thrills of street racing.

"Many businesses will be staying open late and there’ll be an amazing atmosphere in town."