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Agent gears up for Tour with special themed sign
1:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014 in Local news
Ilkley sales and letting agency Linley & Simpson has launched a signboard to celebrate the Tour de France Grand Depart coming to Yorkshire on July 5 and 6.
The sign, which features a cut-out of the iconic yellow jersey, was unveiled this week at the Cow and Calf Rocks on Ilkley Moor.
Director Will Linley said: “As a company with our roots firmly embedded in Yorkshire, we wanted to add our own dimension to the way the county is throwing its support behind this once-in-a-lifetime sporting occasion.”
As part of their support for the event, Linley & Simpson is offering all new sales and rental clients the chance to win a holiday worth £2,014. The names of all property owners who instruct the company to sell or rent their home between now and the end of June will be entered into a prize draw.
And ten of the company’s staff will also be gearing up for the big event by donning lycra and taking part in a charity cycle challenge, taking in the agency’s network of offices in a near-100 mile ride, to raise money for the firm’s chosen charity of the year, Martin House Children’s Hospice at Boston Spa. They pedal off on May 16.