Businesses, community groups and members of the public in the Bridlington and Beverley area who are interested in getting involved in the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire are being invited to a free roadshow.
This year’s Tour de Yorkshire will start in Beverley on Thursday, 30 April. It will go through Tickton, Leven, Catwick, Sigglesthorne, Seaton, Hornsea, Atwick, Skipsea, Beeford, Lissett, Bridlington, Sewerby, Marton, Flamborough, Bempton and Buckton.
The eyes of the cycling world will be once again on East Yorkshire as Beverley will host the start of the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire.
At the launch event held in Leeds, race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) confirmed that stage one of the men’s race on Thursday, 30 April will start in the East Riding and take in some villages that have never seen the race before.
Two theatre productions from Hull and Beverley are set to take over the same award-winning venue in London this week with month-long runs in the capital.
Middle Child’s electrifying gig theatre show, The Canary and the Crow, transfers to the Arcola Theatre following success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019, while East Riding Theatre’s production of Maxine Peake’s freewheeling play, Beryl, extends its sell-out transfer at the same venue for an extra month.
The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire is just around the corner and residents will have two opportunities to see some of the world’s top cyclists pass through the East Riding.
On Thursday, 2 May, stage one of the men’s race will start in Doncaster and cyclists, including the four-time Tour de France and double Olympic bronze medallist Chris Froome, will make their way through the East Riding to the finish line in Selby.
Local Cllr Denis Healy has voiced his concerns after it was revealed that the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will be in the East Riding, the same day of the local elections are being held.
Cllr Healy supports the race but fears that road closures and the influx of visitors could impact voters. He is also worried that the clash of dates could impact the turnout of people who may be put off visiting their polling station.
The manager of an East Yorkshire cycling team is embarking on a remarkable challenge to raise money for a Barton man whose treatment for a rare and aggressive cancer is not yet available in the UK.
On 13th August, Rich Baldwin, who manages the Wold Top Actif racing team, will embark on a challenge that will see him scale the equivalent of Mt. Everest in a cycling phenomenon known as ‘Everesting’.