POLICE have removed a group of cyclists pedalling on the M53 motorway near Chester.

The North West Motorway Police said on Twitter it had received numerous calls about the group of four cyclists on the morning of Saturday, May 30.

A Cheshire Police Taskforce team was deployed to the scene where the cyclists were located.

They were removed from the motorway and given strong advice about their actions.

The North West Motorway Police team added: "Push bikes and fast roads do not mix."