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More Details of York's Role in Tour de France Revealed


8:17am 12th February 2013

More details about York's role in the Tour de France have been revealed.

The city council will pay 500-thousand pounds in order to host the second day start.

But it compares the economic impact to when Royal Ascot was held in York eight years ago - that boosted the York economy by more than 4-million pounds.

Moves to boost cycling in the city and a cultural festival will also be held to mark the occasion.

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