Tour of Britain in Cumbria

One of Europe's biggest cycle races and the world's top cyclists are in Cumbria today.

The Tour of Britain has seen thousands of people line the route between Carlisle and Kendal. The event is expected to bring a big financial boost to the flood-hit county.

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Communities turn out in force for Tour of Britain in Cumbria

Thousands of people have turned out to watch the country's most prestigious cycling race in Cumbria.

Youngsters at a primary school in Lazonby enjoyed an active day in honour of the cyclists passing through their village. Not a bad way to spend the first day back at school!

Kim Inglis spent the day time with them:

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