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Stage 1: The best of Le Tour from your area

The Grand Départ kicked off in Leeds on Saturday morning before heading off on a winding route through North Yorkshire to end in Harrogate.

Duncan Wood has the best of the action:

The tour left Leeds and traveled up Scott Hall Road where thousands of fans had gathered a viewing hub. Alistair Keely was there too:

Pool in Wharfedale was the first village to welcome the Tour de France during stage one on Saturday, and the locals went all out to show off their home to a global audience.

Emmerdale's Gaynor Faye was among those who turned out to catch a glimpse of the peloton.

Matt Price was there too.

Thousands of people packed the centre of Otley on Saturday to watch Le Tour pass through the chicane in the main street.

James Webster was there to soak up the atmosphere:

It seems appropriate that as the clouds parted and the sun shone on the peloton, our weatherman Jon Mitchell was in Ilkley to see the riders pass:

Kettlewell was positively heaving as the Grand Départ passed through.

Charlie Garforth was there for us as the town came out in force to greet the race:

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