MP to promote Tour de France opportunities on doorstep tour

18 March 2013

Julian-SmithJulian Smith, Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for 2014 Yorkshire and UK Tour de France, is to host the first leg of his Tour de France On Your Doorstep Tour later this month.

On Wednesday 27 March, he will travel the route between Masham and South Stainley. He will hold two open meetings, visit businesses and stop in key communities and will be joined for the day by Welcome to Yorkshire.

Julian Smith said:

The event has a worldwide television audience of billions of people in 188 countries so this opportunity to promote where we live, work and do business is too good to miss. It is vital ensure sure we explore every opportunity for promoting and showcasing our area.

Residents and businesses interested in discussing the opportunities available are invited to join open meetings at:

11.00am – 11.45am Masham Town Hall

1.15pm – 2.00pm Ripon Community House

Or join Julian:

Outside North Stainley Village Hall at 12.30pm

Outside The George at Wormald Green at 2.45pm

In addition, if you would like the Tour to visit your business or community while on the route, you can contact Julian via his website at

Julian will be travelling along the route through other parts of his constituency later in the year.


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