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Yorkshire will host the Grand Départ of this year’s Tour de France. Stage one on Saturday, July 5 starts in Leeds and ends in Harrogate, while the second stage gets under way in York and finishes in Sheffield on Sunday, July 6.
11:16am Thursday 24th April 2014
UP to 400 musicians and performers will take part in a major charity concert at the Royal Hall, Harrogate in May to celebrate in music and song the arrival of the Tour de France.
9:39am Monday 21st April 2014
A YORK art gallery is encouraging visitors to the Tour de France to take home a visual reminder of Yorkshire to be enjoyed in the home every day, and inspire a return visit.
8:45am Saturday 19th April 2014
A REPORT has announced that up to 600 roads will be closed across North Yorkshire during this year’s Tour de France.
8:09am Friday 18th April 2014
GIRLS Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh, Fame Academy contestant Alistair Griffin and a brass band immortalised by a movie have joined forces to record an anthem for Yorkshire’s Tour de France Grand Départ.
9:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014
A GARDEN to celebrate the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire will be created at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show this month.
9:31am Tuesday 15th April 2014
VISITORS to York during the Tour de France will have access to free Wi-Fi under a new scheme.
9:18am Wednesday 9th April 2014
RESIDENTS across York are being urged to arrange street “departies” to mark the Tour de France coming to the city this summer.
8:43am Monday 7th April 2014
A CYCLING student has taken her hobby to new levels with a big idea for little jerseys.
10:54am Thursday 3rd April 2014
THE future's bright for one of York's oldest and most historic sights. So bright, in fact, that it's turned yellow.
10:52am Thursday 3rd April 2014
THIS summer's York Food Festival is to celebrate French food just weeks before the Tour de France rolls into town.
8:07am Tuesday 1st April 2014
FARMERS and landowners whose businesses could be affected when the Tour de France comes to Yorkshire this summer are being urged to sign up to a scheme which allows them to alter their grass-cutting dates.
11:37am Saturday 29th March 2014
PLANS to ensure the Tour de France leaves a lasting legacy for Yorkshire have been welcomed by Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones.
9:50am Friday 28th March 2014
THE immediate legacy of the Le Grand Depart for the Tour de France will be the return of international cycling to Yorkshire from next year.
3:24pm Thursday 27th March 2014
You don’t have to wait for July to get in the mood for the Grand Départ.
3:14pm Thursday 27th March 2014
AS York gears up to welcome the world’s biggest cycling event this year, chief executive of City of York Council and chair of Cycle Yorkshire Kersten England tells The Press about the Tour de France’s legacy for the city.
3:13pm Thursday 27th March 2014
As York begins the 100 days countdown until the 2014 Tour de France once again visits the shores of the UK.
3:05pm Thursday 27th March 2014
Matt Clark looks at how York is preparing for the Tour de France.
2:47pm Thursday 27th March 2014
YORK is preparing to party as the city gears up for the Tour De France Grand Depart this summer
2:43pm Thursday 27th March 2014
Yorkshire is honoured to have been chosen to stage the Grand Départ of the 2014 Tour de France and we are confident the riders will find our spectacular scenery both challenging and exhilarating.
10:05am Thursday 27th March 2014
AN ARTS and cultural festival has been launched in York to mark the start of the 100-day countdown to the city’s Tour De France Grand Depart later in the year.
10:35am Monday 24th March 2014
HUNDREDS of residents have opposed plans for a Tour de France crowd base on a York stray, or called for tougher controls.
8:27am Saturday 22nd March 2014
YORK council chiefs are in talks about the costs of staging the Tour De France Grand Depart, amid reports that the bill is soaring above budget.
9:28am Tuesday 18th March 2014
RESIDENTS in York are being asked to join a painting project to celebrate the Tour de France coming to the city.
2:10pm Sunday 16th March 2014
A YORK cyclist has been selected to ride the opening stage of the Tour de France’s Grand Départ, just hours before some of the sport's legends take on the same course.
11:31am Saturday 15th March 2014
TWO North Yorkshire brewing families are putting their competitive rivalry aside to help their town celebrate the arrival of the Tour de France.
9:28am Friday 14th March 2014
MORE than 1,000 mini jerseys have been knitted by Women’s Institute members in North Yorkshire in a bid to decorate the region for this summer’s Tour de France Grand Depart.
11:24am Tuesday 11th March 2014
FIREFIGHTERS are holding a series of sessions across North Yorkshire as they do their bit to ensure the Tour de France is a success in July.
11:31am Tuesday 11th March 2014
THE Marie Curie nursing charity is looking for volunteers in York to boost a million-pound campaign to help victims of life-threatening illnesses.
10:47am Tuesday 11th March 2014
The Stephen Joseph Theatre’s forthcoming world premiere of the new production of The Last Train To Scarborough has been selected to feature in the Yorkshire Festival 2014.
8:02am Monday 10th March 2014
RESIDENTS from across York are invited to attend Tour de France information sessions on the following days:
9:12am Friday 7th March 2014
AN opposition councillor has labelled consultation over plans for this summer’s Tour de France in York a “farce”.
8:45am Wednesday 5th March 2014
TOP road cyclist Chris Froome could be in York within weeks as he continues his preparations to defend his Tour de France title.
8:50am Saturday 1st March 2014
KNITTING and cycling are being combined in an attempt to link the Yorkshire Festival and the Tour de France.
10:53am Friday 28th February 2014
HOSTING the Grand Départ of this year’s Tour de France will do for Yorkshire what the 2002 Commonwealth Games did for Manchester, says the man who brought the world’s third biggest sporting event to the county.
10:13am Friday 28th February 2014
In just over four months, the Tour de France will arrive in Yorkshire for the first Yorkshire Grand Départ. STEPHEN LEWIS speaks to the man who made it possible.
9:05am Thursday 27th February 2014
TWO Ryedale writers are getting on their bikes to get children interested in the Tour de France.
7:12pm Monday 24th February 2014
ABOUT 180,000 visitors are expected to flock to York when it hosts the Tour de France this summer.
9:18am Friday 21st February 2014
THE director of a cultural festival being organised to celebrate the opening stages of the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire has stepped down from the £55,000-a-year role.
10:44am Saturday 15th February 2014
RESIDENTS living near a historic York stray that could become a huge Tour de France campsite and spectator hub have aired their concerns at a public meeting.
8:50am Friday 14th February 2014
VOLUNTEERS are wanted to help line the route of Yorkshire’s Grand Départ of the Tour de France.
9:37am Friday 7th February 2014
A YORK stray is being advertised as the city’s biggest Tour de France campsite – sparking claims residents were kept in the dark about the plans.
8:00am Thursday 6th February 2014
It's now only 150 days until the Tour de France comes to York. Here's the lowdown on what you need to know....
5:33pm Wednesday 29th January 2014
A CELEBRATION of Yorkshire brass band music and play about what cycling means to people’s are to be part of the cultural festival marking the Tour de France’s arrival in York.
8:00am Wednesday 29th January 2014
HARROGATE Borough Council is marking the Tour de France Grand Départ from Yorkshire by awarding grants totalling £15,000 to groups linked to the event.
1:50pm Thursday 23rd January 2014
TWENTY thousand free tickets to watch the Tour de France when it sets off from York Racecourse have been snapped up in just four and a half hours.
10:59am Tuesday 21st January 2014
ROADS in North Yorkshire which will be closed when the Tour de France comes to the region this summer have been confirmed.
2:39pm Saturday 18th January 2014
EXACT timings for York's Tour de France stage - which will see the world's top cyclists compete in Yorkshire in July - have been unveiled.
10:37am Wednesday 15th January 2014
A TEAM of cycling enthusiasts are aiming to build on the enthusisam for the Tour de France with a town centre race through Malton, two weeks before Yorkshire hosts the Grande Depart.
11:21am Tuesday 14th January 2014
A HUGE banner has been unfurled down the side of a Yorkshire dam to announce an arts festival which will be part of the county’s Tour de France celebrations.
9:33am Monday 6th January 2014
WITH only six months to go until the Tour De France comes to York, organisers say their plans are on time and budget.