Businesses in Leyburn in North Yorkshire are planning special events to coincide with the arrival of the Tour de France next year.
Richard Sander, the Chairman of Leyburn Business Association, says it is fabulous news for the area.
More top news
North east receives its first life sized childbirth simulators
A major sea rescue mission sees a man saved at Hendon. It is thought he had been fishing from the promenade.
New Metro fares in 2016 will mean a rise in the cost of daysavers, and a reduction in single fares