Category Archives: Tour de Yorkshire

Businesses and residents in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the Tour de Yorkshire at an upcoming roadshow event in the village of Bradshaw, near Halifax. The Tour de Yorkshire begins on Thursday 2 May, with the race coming to Calderdale on Sunday 5 May, starting from the Piece Hall in Halifax. In… read more … about Bradshaw hosts Tour de Yorkshire roadshow>>

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With 100 days to go until the fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has revealed the top 10 qualities they are searching for when recruiting Tour Makers. They are looking for people who are: Passionate about Yorkshire Welcoming Reliable Friendly Fun Organised Approachable Caring Enthusiastic Energetic This year’s race takes place… read more … about Have you got what it takes to be a Tour de Yorkshire tour maker?>>

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In response to today’s announcement from Welcome to Yorkshire about the route for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019, Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “Hosting the Tour de Yorkshire is a real honour and I’m delighted to learn that the Piece Hall in Halifax will feature at the start of the fourth day of… read more … about Calderdale excited to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire 2019>>

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Halifax has been unveiled as one of the eight host locations for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 by organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O). The stages for the fifth edition will begin or end in Halifax, Barnsley, Bedale, Bridlington, Doncaster, Leeds, Scarborough and Selby. Cllr Tim Swift, the Leader of Calderdale… read more … about Woo hoo! Halifax is a host town for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019>>

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The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the county’s economy by a massive £98 MILLION, independent research shows today. A record 2.6 million spectators lined the route over the four days of action between 3-6 May and overall spend was UP 54% on 2017 to £97,973,806. Accommodation spend also increased 49% year on year and non-accommodation… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire boosts county’s economy by £98 Million!>>

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The millions of spectators getting ready to line the route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will have a special treat in store with organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO confirming the largest-ever publicity caravan and ambassadors tour.   This popular cycling tradition will see some of the county’s best-loved brands travel behind the women’s… read more … about Largest-ever Tour de Yorkshire caravan and ambassadors tour!>>

Reigning Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is the latest star cyclist confirmed to ride the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire. Van Avermaet is one of the biggest names in the sport who has also won two Tour de France stages, the 2017 Paris-Roubaix title, and numerous other accolades alongside his Rio 2016 success. It will be… read more … about Olympic champion set to ride Tour de Yorkshire!>>