Community leaders in Kelso hope the Tour of Britain will boost the Borders' reputation internationally. The first stage of the event finished in the town yesterday afternoon, Sunday 3 September. It was shown live on ITV 4:
Not only is it bringing people in but there'll be great footage that's going to be seen around the world. They'll hopefully see what we've got to offer and come for other events."
Britain's premier cycling race brought nearly £250,000 to the region.Read the full story ›
Cumbria gained its best ever economic boost of more than £5m from holding Stage Two of the Tour of Britain cycle race in September.Read the full story ›
Sir Bradley Wiggins is set to resume the Tour of Britain today after a taxing second day saw him joke he had overdone recent celebrationsRead the full story ›
Thousands of people have turned out to watch the country's most prestigious cycling race in Cumbria.
Youngsters at a primary school in Lazonby enjoyed an active day in honour of the cyclists passing through their village. Not a bad way to spend the first day back at school!
Kim Inglis spent the day time with them:
Cyclists including Olympians Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish have crossed the Tour of Britain finish line in Kendal.Read the full story ›
Crowds gathered in Carlisle city centre this morning for the Tour of Britain's Stage Two start.Read the full story ›
Olympic hero Sir Bradley Wiggins has met young fans in Carlisle ahead of the start of Britain's biggest cycle.
Today's stage two of the Tour of Britain runs from Carlisle to Kendal with the race getting underway in Carlisle city centre at 11am.
Before the race Sir Bradley, who has won five Olympic gold medals as well the 2012 Tour de France, this morning visited the Carlisle branch of electrical wholesaler YESSS Electrical.
The company sponsors Wiggins and his cycling team.
Thousands of people will line the streets of Cumbria from Carlisle to Kendal today, as Stage 2 of the Tour of Britain passes through.
They will be cheering on Olympic cyclists such as Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish.