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Yorkshire will host the Grand Départ opening stage of the the Tour de France in 2014.
9:20am Wednesday 13th November 2013
TWO White Rose cycling stars have helped launch the first guide showing teachers, community leaders and parents how to play their part in ensuring next year’s Tour de France leaves a lasting impact.
10:53am Friday 1st November 2013
A STREET in York city centre will be transformed into a Parisian boulevard as part of the celebrations around the Tour de France next summer.
11:09am Monday 28th October 2013
THE planned arrival of the Tour de France in Yorkshire has prompted an Acomb entrepreneur to create his latest venture.
11:55am Wednesday 23rd October 2013
THE world’s best cyclists will roll out of York Racecourse before riding past Clifford's Tower and York Minster during Le Grand Depart, it has been announced.
9:16am Tuesday 22nd October 2013
GARDENERS are being urged to help “turn Yorkshire yellow” next year to mark the departure of the Tour De France from the region.
8:45am Saturday 19th October 2013
THE shortlist is being drawn up for artistic projects set to feature as part of the 100-day culture festival to accompany the Tour de France’s Yorkshire Grand Depart.
8:46am Friday 27th September 2013
THE Tour de France’s route through York will be confirmed next month with talks about setting up “spectator hubs” being held with York Racecourse and one of the city’s shopping centres.
9:55am Wednesday 25th September 2013
ARRANGEMENTS for Yorkshire to host the opening stages of next year’s Tour de France have been outlined to the sports minister during a visit to the county.
9:47am Tuesday 24th September 2013
YORK is set to plough a further £873,000 into preparations and arrangements for next year’s Tour de France, with council bosses estimating it will attract 180,000 extra visitors to the city.
9:13am Saturday 14th September 2013
THE Tour de France could become a “poisoned chalice” for rural communities along its route when it comes to North Yorkshire next summer, a councillor has warned.
10:12am Tuesday 10th September 2013
THE countdown to next year’s Tour de France has begun in a North Yorkshire district through the launch of a cycling campaign.
9:37am Friday 6th September 2013
NORTH Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner has said she is not alone in having funding concerns about next year’s Tour de France after calling for the event’s organisers to help pay for policing costs.
11:06am Saturday 31st August 2013
A North Yorkshire hotel has reduced its prices during the weekend of Yorkshire’s Tour de France Grand Depart after rivals were criticised for raising prices by up to 300 per cent.
8:23am Thursday 29th August 2013
York is being encouraged to show its artistic credentials by getting involved in the latest Tour de France event.
8:34am Friday 16th August 2013
COUNCIL bosses in Harrogate are providing guides for people who want to rent out their homes or set up bed-and-breakfast facilities when the Tour de France passes through the district next summer.
8:23am Saturday 10th August 2013
A series of guided bike rides are taking place in the latest wave of cycling fever to hit the city.
10:14am Wednesday 7th August 2013
A CANCER charity has been confirmed as the good cause which will benefit from next year’s Tour de France when it comes to Yorkshire.
10:40am Wednesday 7th August 2013
ORGANISERS of Yorkshire’s role in next year’s Tour de France have sounded a message of unity following reports Government officials tried to undermine the county’s success in securing the race.
8:12am Friday 2nd August 2013
A new cycling festival to be held during next year’s Tour de France has been launched.
8:41am Saturday 27th July 2013
EVERY child in York could have access to a bike thanks to a project launched ahead of the Tour de France’s visit to North Yorkshire.
8:31am Saturday 27th July 2013
The head of the Tour de France has inspected part of the route of next year’s race in Yorkshire.
7:42am Saturday 27th July 2013
A FLEDGLING York business is supplying pickles and chutneys for a buffet at the British Embassy in Paris being held to mark the official handover of the Tour De France to Yorkshire.
9:15am Friday 26th July 2013
THE Government will provide up to £10 million in funding to support next year’s Tour de France when it comes to Yorkshire.
9:05am Thursday 25th July 2013
CYCLISTS from all over the country are set to take part in the Ryedale Grand Prix, which will be held at Ampleforth Abbey on Sunday.
8:35am Thursday 25th July 2013
A SENIOR politician has asked the director of the Tour de France to support calls for a women’s version of the event alongside next year’s race when it comes to Yorkshire.
9:23am Wednesday 24th July 2013
THE baton officially passing responsibility for the Tour de France to Yorkshire has been handed over.
10:52am Tuesday 23rd July 2013
POP-UP hotels could be used to cater for thousands of extra visitors expected to flock to York for next summer’s Tour de France.
8:18am Saturday 20th July 2013
CYCLING fans can indulge in a feast of two-wheeled action tomorrow when one of the sport’s biggest events comes to York.
9:20am Tuesday 16th July 2013
AN EXPERT in organising festivals has been appointed to head a cultural celebration marking next year’s Tour de France coming to Yorkshire.
3:47pm Monday 8th July 2013
RYEDALE ratepayers are to pay thousands of pounds towards next year’s Tour de France Grand Depart in Yorkshire.
9:33am Monday 8th July 2013
A SUMMER celebration of cycling has been launched to mark a year-long countdown to York welcoming the Tour de France.
8:02am Monday 1st July 2013
TOURISM bosses are encouraging York businesses to embrace the Grand Depart of the Tour de France whole-heartedly when it comes to the city in 2014.
9:02am Saturday 15th June 2013
Students from the University of York will be working with a local council to create displays to line the Tour de France route through North Yorkshire.
9:08am Saturday 15th June 2013
ORGANISERS of a 100-day cultural festival surrounding the Tour de France’s Grand Départ in Yorkshire have outlined the themes of the festival.
7:42am Wednesday 12th June 2013
And another local authority may offer £10,000... even though route won’t take in its district.
3:40pm Sunday 9th June 2013
CREATIVE types in York are being asked to share their ideas for the city’s contribution to an arts and cultural celebration due to be staged in the run-up to next year’s Tour de France.
7:50am Wednesday 5th June 2013
A 100-DAY arts festival which will be linked to Yorkshire hosting next year’s start of the Tour de France is to be held after it secured £1 million of public funding.
8:59am Monday 27th May 2013
TOURISM bosses will bring a roadshow to Pickering this summer outlining the benefits of next year’s Tour de France being staged in North Yorkshire.
8:00am Saturday 18th May 2013
THE new chairman of a North Yorkshire council has pledged to focus on promoting next year’s Tour de France during his time in office to ensure the region gets the maximum benefit from hosting the world-famous cycle race.
11:42am Tuesday 14th May 2013
YORKSHIRE is going pedalling mad following the region’s successful bid to host the first stages of the 2014 Tour de France.
9:30am Wednesday 8th May 2013
MORE than 1,000 businesses have attended a series of roadshows about how to get involved with the Tour de France in Yorkshire in July 2014.
7:47am Thursday 2nd May 2013
REGIONAL leaders have met Government ministers to discuss the budget for Yorkshire’s plans to host the first stages of the Tour de France.
9:12am Friday 19th April 2013
A SPECIAL gala dinner is to be held in York in celebration of the second stage of the Tour de France coming to the city.
9:35am Thursday 18th April 2013
BRITISH cycling champions will race through the centre of York when the 2013 National Circuit Race Championships are held in the city this summer.
8:12am Friday 12th April 2013
A NORTH Yorkshire council has backed next year’s Tour de France with a £55,000 contribution.
8:47am Wednesday 3rd April 2013
THE legacy of the Tour de France on North Yorkshire’s national parks is to be discussed at a meeting next week.
9:05am Friday 29th March 2013
YORKSHIRE’S food enterprises are gearing up to make the most of the Tour De France’s Grand Départ when it comes to the region in 2014.
8:49am Friday 22nd March 2013
THE head of the Tour de France has said preparations for Yorkshire staging the start of next year’s race are looking “fantastic”.
7:20am Friday 22nd March 2013
YORKSHIRE will make its presence felt at this year’s Tour de France as part of a major international promotion ahead of hosting the 2014 Grand Départ.
4:14pm Wednesday 20th March 2013
MILLIONS of pounds of Government money has today been promised to Yorkshire for hosting the opening stages of next year’s Tour de France after an initial bid for public funding was turned down.