Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France Grand Depart T&A

Row as roadwork covers up setts in Haworth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillors Rebecca Poulsen and Glen Miller in Changegate, Haworth, which has already been marked for repairs after recent resurfacing work was carried out

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Discontent over Bradford Council resurfacing work along part of the Tour de France route is continuing to rumble on.

Tour de France: bid to promote area's mountain biking attraction

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Iain Johnson, who will run cycling activity on the moors above Keighley, out on his mountain bike

6:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Guided mountain bike trail rides will be offered at a site above Oxenhope throughout the weekend of the Grand Depart of the Tour de France in July.

Exhibit provides an alternative view

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

8:50am Monday 21st April 2014

An alternative view of Brontëland culture is highlighted in a new exhibition in Haworth.

Tour artwork to reflect role of women

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

7:50am Monday 21st April 2014

One of the giant works of land art due to be created in the Worth Valley for the Tour de France will adopt a women’s emancipation theme.

Call to clean up grubby signposts for Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

6:50am Monday 21st April 2014

A councillor asked whether Bradford Council would be cleaning up the road signs and milestones in his parish before the Grand Depart arrives in the village.

Tour de France showcase for local producers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: l Local artist Sonje Hibbert, market organiser Andre Vaux and event organiser for Haworth Hub Ken Eastwood prepare for the event

5:50pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A local produce market is being staged as part of a village’s Tour de France celebrations.

Oakbank win relays

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cyclists take on testing school trials in Keighley

5:52pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Youngsters from six primary schools across Keighley and the Worth Valley took part in a cycling contest.

Ilkley Brewery commissions Grand Depart jersey

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Directors of Ilkley Brewery Richard Shelton (left) and Chris Ives modelling the new cycling jerseys to celebrate the Tour de France Grand Depart coming through the town in July

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

As the Grand Départ draws ever closer, Ilkley Brewery is setting its wheels in motion for the world’s greatest cycle race by commissioning its own yellow cycling jerseys.

8,000 children to gear up for cycle event in Bradford's City Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The cost of staging  the Tour de France has increased

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Up to 8,000 children from across the Bradford district will power a unique event inspired by the Tour de France, Grand Depart, in City Park this summer.

Silsden, Steeton and Eastburn children get ready for Tour de France art event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Andrew Mallinson is joined at Silsden Youth Centre by (from left) Jess Sanchez, Naomi Smith and Niamh Fearnley

6:13pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Young people in Silsden, Steeton and Eastburn are being invited to get crafty about the Tour de France.

Otley traders urged to get a stall for the visit of the Tour

2:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Otley businesses are being encouraged to join in the Tour de France celebrations by holding a stall on the day.

Haworth produce market to mark Tour visit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sonje Hibbert, a local artist, with market organiser Andre Vaux and Ken Eastwood, of Haworth Hub

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A local produce market is being staged as part of a village’s Tour de France celebrations.

VIDEO: Pupils win Grand Depart documentary film prize

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pupils from Newby Primary school with the film crew

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Pupils at two schools in the Bradford district are celebrating their film making success.

‘Back to school’ for the minister in the Worth Valley

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A government minister has been in the Worth Valley to see how district schools are generating enthusiasm for the Tour de France while also involving youngsters in healthy lifestyles.

Crafty capers for route decoration in Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Andrew Mallinson is joined at Silsden Youth Centre by, from left, Jess Sanchez, Naomi Smith and Niamh Fearnley for the Tour de France project

1:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Young people in Silsden, Steeton and Eastburn are being invited to get crafty about the Tour de France.

Get crafty for Tour de France arrival

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Bradford Council is encouraging people to get creative by making bunting and artwork to decorate the route of the Tour de France for when it comes through the district in the summer.

Appeal for help in bunting and flags for Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

1:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

People are being urged to create bunting and artwork to decorate the district route for the Tour de France.

Tour supporter’s PA bid ‘sidelined’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Graham Smith, of Bronte Radio, who feels he has been ‘sidelined’ in Haworth’s Tour de France plans

1:51pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A Haworth-based radio station that proposed a village-wide public address system to accompany the Tour de France says it has been “sidelined”.

Co-ordinators for Le Tour thank Ilkley residents in advance

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France group set to hand out roles for race

9:39am Thursday 10th April 2014

The co-ordinators of special Tour de France activities have thanked Ilkley people in advance for their co-operation, patience and understanding, with disruption expected around the big race this July.

‘Bake buns’ says ‘Hollywood’ sign for Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillor Russell Brown gets across the latest Project Hollywood message on the hillside above Oxenhope

3:14pm Thursday 10th April 2014

‘Bake buns’ is the latest homely but no-nonsense exhortation intriguing passing walkers and motorists in a field above Oxenhope.

Craig’s sculpture promise for Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Haworth sculptor, Craig Dyson, who is appealing for funding to create a Tour-themed sculpture

1:56pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Craig Dyson will still build his Tour de France sculpture in Haworth even if he does not reach his funding target.

Ilkley, Saltaire and Horsforth estate agents on board for Tour de France visit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Christopher, Mike Moon, Anthony Metcalfe, Steve Kilby and Paul Bridgeman unveil the limited edition boards created by Linley & Simpson to mark the Tour de France in Yorkshire

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Residential sales and letting firm Linley & Simpson has launched a limited edition of signboards to mark the Tour de France Grand Depart in West Yorkshire this summer.

Otley children to design tour de France T shirt

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The cost of staging  the Tour de France has increased

1:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Children are being invited to create a T-shirt design to help a town celebrate the Tour de France.

Silsden, Steeton and Eastburn children get crafty for Tour de France

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

8:00am Monday 7th April 2014

Young people in Silsden, Steeton and Eastburn being invited to get crafty about the Tour de France.

Ideas sought for major Haworth Tour de France artwork

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A giant piece of montage artwork is planned to help welcome Tour de France cyclists to Haworth this July.

Sculptor invites Charlie to studio

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

7:50am Sunday 6th April 2014

Haworth sculptor Craig Dyson has repaid an eight-year-old boy’s support by showing him round his studio.

Tour history displayed in art and poems

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Frank O’Dwyer, seated, is joined at Keighley Civic Centre by town mayor Councillor Sally Walker and fellow councillors Peter Corkindale, left, and George Metcalf, right

1:10pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Two of Keighley’s leading town centre venues are hosting exhibitions about the Tour de France.

Parks will host two-day carnival for Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

12:50pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A weekend to remember is promised at two Keighley district locations where thousands of Tour de France spectators will be congregating this July.

Grants are available for Tour support

1:20pm Saturday 5th April 2014

People planning to stage cultural activities in support of the Tour de France can apply for funding from Bradford Council.

Spring Clean for the Tour de France says Bradford firm

1:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A Bradford-based manufacturer is showing its support for the Tour de France visit to Yorkshire by encouraging firms to have a Grand Spring Clean in readiness for the Grand Depart.

Tour group’s meeting

12:50pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Silsden’s Tour de France co-ordinating group meets at 7.30pm on Wednesday at Silsden AFC in Keighley Road.

MPs count days to Grand Depart

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: MPs celebrating the 100-day countdown to the Grand Depart include Kris Hopkins, second right, and Julian Smith, right

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Keighley MP Kris Hopkins joined parliamentary colleagues and council leaders from across the political divide to highlight the 100-day countdown to the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart.

Deadline for sculpture funds

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Haworth sculptor, Craig Dyson, who is appealing for funding to create a Tour-themed sculpture

7:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Haworth sculptor Craig Dyson has unveiled detailed costings for his planned Tour de France globe.

Fields of vision in Worth Valley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Competition judges, from left, Andrew Wood, club leader of Worth Valley Young Farmers; Victoria Robertshaw, co-owner of Keelham Farm Shop; Elizabeth Barker, from Worth the Tour, and Geoff Wood, from public art consultancy Working pArts, which is donating

1:10pm Friday 4th April 2014

The first ever cultural festival to accompany the countdown to the Tour de France is now underway.

Bespoke bike launch for Tour

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Corcoran

12:57pm Friday 4th April 2014

Cullingworth man Paul Corcoran, managing director of Pennine Cycles, showcases a special-edition Tour de France bike.

Pool-in-Wharfedale MP and pupils countdown to Tour de France

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wharfedale pupils’ art plan for Tour de France celebrations

12:12pm Friday 4th April 2014

Young cycling fans at Pool-in-Wharfedale have enjoyed a visit from their MP.

Repairs to Tour road in Haworth ‘are a mess’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Councillors Rebecca Poulsen and Glen Miller in Changegate, Haworth, which has already been marked for repairs after recent resurfacing work was carried out

6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A new road surface on a key stage of The Grand Depart route is “a mess” and has made matters worse, claims a local councillor.

Museums launch Tour de France events in region

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Oakwell Hall

3:56pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

The Mayor of Kirklees – Coun Martyn Bolt – got on his bike to officially launch a cycling-themed festival around local museums.

Otley roadworks will be done before big Tour de France race

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley pubs set for a bumper day as Tour de France approaches

9:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Some further roadworks to prepare for the Tour de France are to be carried out in Otley.

Cycle tunnel bid gears up with Tour de France fever

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Queensbury tunnel,

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

A campaign to re-open a crumbling rail tunnel for cyclists has stepped up a gear, and hopes that it gets a boost when Yorkshire goes cycle crazy for the Tour De France.

The 100 best things about Yorkshire - Le Countdown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The money will help projects which enhance the culture, wildlife and landscape of the Yorkshire Dales

We list the 100 top things to see and do across Yorkshire to celebrate the beginning of the 100-day countdown to the Tour de France's Grand Depart hitting the county's roads

Schools urged to back Keighley Tour de France display

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keighley Civic Centre

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Keighley Civic Centre has been packed full of information about this July’s Tour de France.

Who's talking about the Grand Depart on Twitter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Burley-in-Wharfedale Tour de France plans meeting

All the latest tweets about the Yorkshire Grand Depart in the build up to the Tour de France hitting the Bradford district's roads

Band say: Join us on stage at our pedal-powered gigs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The band Hope & Social who will be playing the Grand Depart route

10:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

Towns along the Tour de France route will be treated to a bicycle-powered musical extravaganza a few weeks before the race.

100-day countdown to the Tour de France launched

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coun Susan Hinchcliffe

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Bradford joined Tour de France fever as the 100-day countdown to the great event got under way.

Bradford College students design Tour de France fashions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saima Amreen with fashion tutor Mabeth Ragan

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Fashion students in Bradford have set the wheels in motion for a Tour de France countdown of their own.

Cyclist delivers a talk

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Frank O’Dwyer

5:50pm Friday 28th March 2014

A free talk on the Tour de France will inform people of the magnitude of the event before it arrives in Keighley this July.

Cycling scheme is hailed a success

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

12:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Hundreds of children across the Keighley district saddled up for the Big Pedal.

Cycling artists and poets in demand

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Frank O’Dwyer

10:50am Friday 28th March 2014

Local artists who have been inspired to explore their creative side by the Tour de France have been invited to put the results on public display in Keighley.

Villager will be at heart of Tour crowd control

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tour de France sculpture created at opening stage finishing line

7:50am Friday 28th March 2014

A Cononley man will be at the centre of crowd control arrangements when the Tour de France arrives in North Yorkshire this summer.



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