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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.
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.
10:57am Wednesday 1st January 2014
ALL leave for police officers in North Yorkshire has been cancelled during this year’s Tour de France.
12:03pm Tuesday 10th December 2013
CYCLING fans coming to York for The Grand Depart next summer will have a chance to stay at Escrick Park Estate – thanks to a pioneering venture between the estate and Queen Margaret’s School in the village.
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.