Funding available for Tour de Yorkshire celebrations

Kirklees Council has launched a small grants fund to help local communities celebrate for the upcoming Tour de Yorkshire. 

Community and voluntary groups, town and parish councils, schools and businesses are all eligible to apply. Funding will be up to £500 and will be used to help organisations deliver activities and events in their area.

Kirklees is particularly keen to hear creative and innovative ideas that capture the spirit of the Tour de Yorkshire, and bring our communities together.

To apply for the funding, visit , or email for more information.

Deadline for applications is Monday 16th March.


Route information

  • The 2020 Tour de Yorkshire route will pass through Holmfirth and Netherthong on the way to Marsden and Slaithwaite.
  • After leaving Kirklees, beyond Scapegoat Hill, the route returns via Ainley Top later that day, passing through Birkby for the sprint to the finish line at St George’s Square in Huddersfield town centre.
  • This will be the final finish line of the women’s race and the stage 3 finish of the men’s race.

The full route for Saturday 2 May can be viewed here:


Image attributes: greenandpleasantland via Philly Pedals

Share this post with your friends

Share on facebook
Share on email
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

0 replies on “Funding available for Tour de Yorkshire celebrations”