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Leeds does Le Grand Depart

Laura Ghafoor

You could forgive Brits for being disheartened with sport after poor results in the World Cup and Wimbledon this year, but not Leeds. Leeds had something else to look forward to. Le Grand Depart. For months the city’s been gearing up for the Le Grand Depart stage of the Tour De France which this year set off in our home ...

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Donkey Sanctuary Camping for Le Grand Depart

Donkey Sanctuary Camping

The Donkey Sanctuary Camping pitches available to watch the Tour de France set off in Yorkshire on Saturday July 5th! The Donkey Sanctuary Camping is located just a few miles from some of the best vantage points of the ‘Grand Depart’, the first day of the Tour, when the riders set out from Leeds and finish at Harrogate. The centre ...

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100 day countdown begins to the Tour – Grand Depart

Le Grand Depart leeds

A major new international cycle race for Yorkshire, the official anthem of Yorkshire’s Grand Depart 2014 and a new marketing campaign to shine a spotlight on the county were all launched at the Y 14 event today – officially marking 100 days until the Tour de France arrives in the county. A major international three-day cycle race located across different ...

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Le Tour workshops – Opportunities for Businesses in Leeds

Le Grand Depart leeds

Le Tour workshops mean business in Leeds A series of workshops are to be held in Leeds over the coming weeks offering business owners the chance to find out more about opportunities around the Tour de France Grand Départ. Leeds City Council will be hosting the sessions, which are free and open to all businesses to attend, at the White ...

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Le Tour banners unveiled in Leeds

Leeds Official Tour de France Grand Départ banners

Le Tour banners at the st-art of something big Caption: (left to right) Leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Keith Wakefield, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire Gary Verity and Leeds City Council executive member for leisure and skills Cllr Lucinda Yeadon standing in front of the banners by the startline on The Headrow Official Tour de France Grand Départ ...

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