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East Riding to play key part in Tour de Yorkshire race

The start and finish locations of the first ever Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race have been announced today - with the East Riding set to play a major part after missing out in the Grand Depart in the summer. Bridlington will host part of the race, along with Scarborough, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York. We don't know the exact route yet but details will be revealed next month. It's hoped the region can capitalise on the success of last summer's Tour de France opening stages which saw more than three million people cheer on the cyclists as they rode through Yorkshire. Michael Billington reports.

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Gary Verity: "Great news" for Tour de Yorkshire towns

The start and finish locations of the first ever Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race have been announced. Bridlington, Leeds, Scarborough, Selby, Wakefield and York were unveiled as the start and finish lines of the three day race by organisers Welcome to Yorkshire this morning. The race will be held betwen the first and the third of May, but the exact route will be revealed next month.

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