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Prodding the Sleeping Giant- Keeping the Rise of Cycling Rolling

Alec James | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Sport
Alec James

The public's incredible reaction to the Tour de France which finished on Sunday may have surprised some, but its legacy through quality cycling provision in Britain must be a surprise to no-one.

Le Tour Descends on Harrogate

James Willstrop | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Sorry to burst the bubble a little, but Le Tour is a damp squib from a spectator's view... For the first time in our lives we had come to a sporting event, seen nothing but sunburnt backs and hotdog stalls, and left not knowing the result... And, we forget to ask as Nicole Cooke perceptively did last week, where are the women?

Let the Tour Legacy Begin

Adam Stones | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Sport
Adam Stones

I spent the three days 'tour chasing' and I am confident that this triumphant spectacle can leave a lasting legacy if we let it... until now the next generation of cyclists has been "let down" by a lack of safe roads... now we just need to see the representative Government investment to ensure this passion has a deep and lasting impact.

An Astounding Number Of People Watched The Tour De France Opening

PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Sport

The Tour de France's visit to Yorkshire has been the "grandest" opening to the race in its history, according to the race's director who said five mil...

The Moment Spectacular Collission Brings Mark Cavendish Crashing Down

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport

Mark Cavendish fell heavily in a dramatic conclusion to the first day of the Tour de France as the world's greatest bike race returned to the UK. B...

'Ey Up' Le Tour de France

Charlie Webster | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport
Charlie Webster

I finished with most incredible feeling and sense of achievement, a very swollen right leg, an open blister on my bum, and sausage and mash. I wonder if the pros will finish the UK part of Le Tour the same?!

Yorkshire Transformed For Le Tour's Grand Départ

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport

The Tour de France is due to arrive in the UK as all 198 riders in the world's most famous bike race take part in a parade in Leeds city centre before...

A French-Yorkshire Translation Guide For Le Tour Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Comedy

The Tour de France starts this week - in Yorkshire. So make sure you're au fait with it all avec our guide to French-Yorkshire translations... ...

Take A Ride On Yorkshire's Grand Départ Course (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Sport

Student Sinead Burke filmed her ride on the Buttertubs Pass, part of Stage One of the Tour de France, to see how tough it's going to be for the likes ...

The Courtyard Dairy

Victoria Ferran | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

A square, windowless room built from metre-thick yorkshire stone and kept at a frosty eight degrees, doesn't sound like the ideal venue for any up-and-coming food retailer, but for a cheesemonger these are ideal conditions for storing traditional stiltons and cheddar...

Ready for Le Tour de Yorkshire? Just Four Poses for Cycling Yogis...

Sophie Bickerdike | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Bickerdike

Cycling itself has had such an upsurge in the past month, that cycle lanes are positively congested and cars are almost a thing of the past! With that in mind and lots of people coming to the studio with tight backs and thighs; I have put down a few key poses to bring some respite yoga to cycling mania.

Tour De France 2014 Route

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Sport

Running from Saturday 5 July to Sunday 27 July, the 101st Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,664 kilomet...

By 'Eck, This Guide To Le Tour Yorkshire Is Reet Good

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Comedy

"And while I'm on it, don't forget yer cycle clips. 'Cos when it gets rainy, it gets really rainy up here..." Yes, if there's a better guide to the...

Planet Appetite: Eco Self-Catering at Natural Retreats, Richmond, Yorkshire, UK

Rupert Parker | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Set in 54 acres of pristine countryside in Swaledale, Yorkshire, Natural Retreats eco-friendly lodges offer luxurious self-catering in heart of the Yorkshire Dales

Travel Eye: Beautiful Places to Visit in Britain

Karen Edwards | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Golden sands line the coasts on the west and north east, vibrant forests tower right next to gorgeous rolling plains - and although the weather can be unpredictable, when the sun does appear, the UK really does shine.

A Taste Of Honey: Finding Poetry In Poverty

Paul Drury | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paul Drury

We've always enjoyed regular trips to Hull Truck Theatre, and with a return home organized for Easter weekend I was delighted to read about a new adaptation of Shelagh Delaney's seminal Salford piece A Taste Of Honey.

Ey Up, Um... Old Chap? Yorkshire Bans 'Love'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

'Ey up love, Welcome ta Yorkshire, God's own county. wea'ar right please theur are 'eear fert tour de france, duck. does thee need enny 'elp?" What...

Asa Bennett

Ukip MEP In Family Affair Over Wind Turbines

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip MEP William Dartmouth has denied that he stands to benefit financially from the construction of wind turbines on land in Yorkshire, claiming that...

The Tour de France in Yorkshire Will Be Success... If the Organisers Get It Right

David Spereall | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Sport
David Spereall

In many ways, these are echoes of the widespread trepidation, cynicism and finger-crossing that marked the build-up to the London Olympics. Those fears were unfulfilled on that occasion and the feel-good factor produced for the country that summer was something that will be hard for us all to forget.

Fingerprints Uncovered In Search For Missing Chef

PA | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have said a new forensic examination of her house has uncovered the fingerprints of peo...

Has Your Town Been Named Britain's Best?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK

Idylls from across England, Scotland and Wales have proved the most desirable for home owners, according to The Sunday Times's 101 Best Places to Live...

WATCH: NASA's Heartbreakingly Lovely Response To British Boy's Letter

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has sent a four-year-old British boy a heartbreakingly lovely video response, after he sent in his own video letter for a school project. Luca...

Education in Crisis? Perhaps Government Policy Is At Fault

Hilary Robinson | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Politics
Hilary Robinson

The more pupils there are who get certificates, the greater the responsibility for those who don't. Those are the words of one of the most influentia...

Woman Dies After Dog Attack

PA | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK

A 27-year-old woman has died after she was attacked by dogs, police said. Emma Bennett died yesterday evening after suffering serious bite injuries...

Memories of Hull

Sam Blackledge | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sam Blackledge

The news that Hull is to be the next UK City of Culture brought back all sorts of memories. I spent three years in the East Yorkshire outpost as an undergraduate. At first it seemed so far away from my midlands home, and my main memories of my first term are of everything getting progressively colder and darker...