Bradford Council executive agrees to spend £731,000 to bring Tour de France to region (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)
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Bradford Council executive agrees to spend £731,000 to bring Tour de France to region
8:00am Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
Bradford Council has agreed to put a total of £731,000 towards the cost of bringing the Tour de France to the region. The costs of the sporting extravaganza’s Grand Depart in Yorkshire next year were discussed at a meeting of Bradford Council’s executive yesterday.
Councillor Andrew Thornton, executive member for sport, called the event a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the district”.