WELCOME to Yorkshire has announced dates for its Tour de Yorkshire roadshows, which give local residents and businesses everything they need to know to make the most of this year’s race.

Bradford Council is working with Welcome to Yorkshire who will be running a roadshow in Haworth as well as one in Ilkley to share information on how to get involved, build excitement and maximise the benefits of the global media coverage.

Stage Three of the men’s race and Stage Two of the women’s race will come through Oxenhope, Leeming, Denholme Clough, Keelham and Queensbury on Saturday 2 May.

Stage Four of the men’s race will then come through Denholme Clough, Leeming, Haworth, Oakworth, Goose Eye, Ilkley, The Cow and Calf Rocks, Burley Woodhead and Menston on Sunday 3 May.

The roadshow in Haworth will take place at Haworth Old School Room, Church Street, Haworth on Monday 2 March 6pm to 8pm.

The roadshow in Ilkley will take place at Ilkley’s King’s Hall on Wednesday 18 March 6pm to 8pm.

Details on road closures, the annual sportive and Welcome to Yorkshire’s various cycling legacy projects will be discussed, along with ways people can become an official Tour Maker or take part in the popular land art and best dressed location competition.

Visit letour.yorkshire.com/ for more information.