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Do you want to be involved? - the deadline to volunteer as a 'tourmaker' is 31st.December ..... also an excellent article in the Guardian about the impact the tour could have! 



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Stocksbridge gears up for Le Tour!

Tour de France 6th July 2014 

A sub group of the Stocksbridge Events and 4SLC Teams are meeting on Monday 18th.November and on the 9th.December to at the Town Hall from 1900 to discuss all the possibilities of promoting the Town, including the introduction of our fantastic community , with all its community groups, leisure facilities, pubs clubs and businesses, not just the day of the race but during the 100 days leading up to the event.

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the Tour de France ('Le Tour') skirts Stocksbridge

On Sunday 6th.July 2014, the Tour de France ('Le Tour') skirts Stocksbridge. The route comes through Langsett, passes through Midhopestones, and skirts the Canyards before reaching High Bradfield. The tour then continues through Oughtibridge and Grenoside to the finish in Sheffield. 

There will be road closures and major traffic disruption, but this will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. This is the third biggest sporting event in the world and, as such, offers Stocksbridge a chance to put itself on the map!


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