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Bradford all geared up for the Tour de Yorkshire

Bradford – Bradford is all geared up to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire to the district. Crowds are expected to line the route as the cyclists pass through the district on Stage Three of the race on Sunday May, 3. Signs have gone up and letters have also been sent to residents and businesses along the route to remind people about road closures and parking restrictions. Banners, bunting and other decorations have also been popping up at various places along the route and will continue to appear in the coming…

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Countdown begins as Tour de Yorkshire timings announced

Leeds – Highly anticipated details of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire’s closing stage in Leeds have been announced. Held on 1 – 3 May, the major international cycling race will showcase some of Yorkshire’s most iconic scenery. Day three, and the entire race, finishes in Leeds and is set to be the most challenging and beautiful. All routes were announced in Bridlington earlier this year and now race organisers, Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation based in France, have announced the timings and details of the location starts…

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Tour de France brings £12 million to the district

A report commissioned by Bradford Council has revealed that last year’s Tour de France Grand Depart brought an extra £12 million to the district with the potential for £3 million from repeat visitors. The report shows that local people also spent an estimated £4 million on watching the race in the district. The research carried out by Welcome to Yorkshire looked at the economic and social impact of the tour which came to the district over the weekend of the 5 and 6 of July 2014. The research shows that…

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