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Dying Matters open day at Woodlands Crematorium

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Our Bereavements Services team will be holding an open day and information event at Woodlands Crematorium on Wednesday 16 May between 10.00am and 4.30pm, which aims to get people talking more openly about dying, death and bereavement and find out what end of life options are available to them and their loved ones. It will also give people an opportunity to see the recently improved facilities at the crematorium.

Incredible crowds for Tour de Yorkshire Stage Three

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

A wall of sound greeted Maximillian Walscheid as he sprinted to victory on a sizzling third stage of the Tour de Yorkshire.

The crescent-shaped slopes of Scarborough’s North Bay provided a perfect natural amphitheatre for the fourth year in succession and tens of thousands of fans bathed in temperatures hotter than Palma, Paris and Tenerife to watch another dramatic finish unfurl.

The total crowd of 650,000 had lined the 181km route from Richmond, taking the three-day total to a whopping 1.7 million!

Filey and Muston all set for Tour de Yorkshire

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

The bunting is up, the painted bikes are out and the blue and yellow street decorations are on display! Filey and the neighbouring village of Muston are all set for Stage Three of the Tour de Yorkshire passing through on Saturday 5 May.

Tour de Yorkshire Caravan and Ambassadors' Tour

Friday, 27 April 2018

The millions of spectators getting ready to line the route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will have a special treat in store with organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO confirming the largest-ever publicity caravan and ambassadors tour.

Scarborough all set for Tour de Yorkshire Stage Three

Friday, 27 April 2018

Scarborough Borough Council’s project team for the Tour de Yorkshire is delighted to confirm the full details of the action packed programme of activities, entertainment and cycling related events, which will help Scarborough celebrate the finish of Stage Three of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire in style on Saturday 5 May.

More star riders confirmed for Tour de Yorkshire

Thursday, 26 April 2018

With one week to go until the start of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO have unveiled more star names who are set to compete between 3 and 6 May.

Rio 2016 track gold medallist Owain Doull is set to be named in the Team Sky line up which includes British compatriot and two-time Omloop Het Nieuwsblad winner Ian Stannard.

Tour de Yorkshire road closure information

Thursday, 26 April 2018

As this year’s Tour de Yorkshire draws closer, Scarborough is gearing up to host another spectacular sea front finish – this year Stage 3 of the men’s race will finish in Royal Albert Drive on Saturday 5 May.

This year, the race takes place over four days for the first time - from Thursday 3 May to Sunday 6 May. All of the route on Saturday 5 May and most of the route on Sunday 6 May is in North Yorkshire.

Yorkshire stars confirmed for home race

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ben Swift and Tom Pidcock – two of Yorkshire’s highest-profile riders – have been named in the Great Britain Cycling Team who will compete at next week’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Swift usually rides for the UAE Team Emirates squad but will represent his national team in his home race between 3-6 May. The 30 year old from Rotherham is a former world track champion who has also triumphed at the Tours of California, Romandie and Poland, as well as the Tour Down Under, during his 10 seasons as a pro.

Stereophonics to play Scarborough OAT

Monday, 23 April 2018

One of Britain’s best live bands Stereophonics are to play a not-to-be-missed headline date at Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer.

Fresh from the success of their gold-certified album ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ – which includes the stunning singles ‘All In One Night’, ‘Caught By The Wind’ and ‘Taken A Tumble’ – Stereophonics play Europe’s largest open-air arena on Thursday 19 July.

Olympic champion to ride the Tour de Yorkshire

Friday, 20 April 2018

Reigning Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is the latest star cyclist confirmed to ride the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire.

Van Avermaet is one of the biggest names in the sport who has also won two Tour de France stages, the 2017 Paris-Roubaix title, and numerous other accolades alongside his Rio 2016 success.

It will be the first time the 32-year-old BMC Racing rider has competed in Yorkshire since 2015 when he finished seventh overall and secured second place behind his then team-mate Ben Hermans on the final stage into Leeds.