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Villagers convince Tour de Yorkshire organisers to change route

The residents of Sprotborough, near Doncaster, have persuaded organisers to change the route of this year's Tour De Yorkshire so that the race will now run through the village.

It was initially planned for the event to go around Sprotborough - until local people, including former Olympic cyclist John Tanner asked for it to be changed.

The Tour De Yorkshire will now come through the village on the 30th of April, to the delight of Tanner:

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Man from Grimsby goes missing without shoes

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a 21-year-old from Grimsby who has not been seen for two days.

He was last seen without any shoes Credit: Humberside Police

Liam Pullen was last seen a on Friday evening leaving on address in Cleethorpes after a misunderstanding with a friend.

He left the address wearing a navy coat with a hood, navy top and grey jogging bottoms and without any shoes on.

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