Tour of Britain takes to the region's roads

Towns and villages are welcoming some of the world's top cyclists as the Tour of Britain takes to the region.

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Village of Haxey welcomes the Tour of Britain

The village of Haxey in North Yorkshire is decked out in preparation for the Tour of Britain.

Haxey village is decorated ahead of event Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A total of nine venues will host the 2017 race.

The third stage kicked off this morning at Normanby Hall near Scunthorpe. It will be the county's first chance to hold an entire stage within its borders, and will take the race on a 172km route finishing in Scunthorpe.

The bunting is out in Haxey ahead of Tour of Britain Credit: ITV Yorkshire
Children look at maps of route and learning about subject before going out to watch Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The whole event started on Sunday 3rd September in Edinburgh and will end on September 10th in Cardiff.

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