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Harrogate's Tour de France decorations

29th June 2014

Tour de Bunting jerseys outside Harrogate library

With less than a week to go until the Tour de France, Harrogate is getting ready, with Tour-related decorations around the town. This video shows some of the decorations:

The pubs have bikes of various types and colours (but mainly yellow) adorning their walls.

Muckles pub, Harrogate  Coach and Horses, Harrogate

The supermarkets and shops are getting in on the act.

Waitrose, Harrogate  Urban Chill, Harrogate, with Tour de France decorations

There are bike decorations at Zizzi pizza restaurant and bunting at the United Reform church on West Park.

Zizzi Harrogate  Tour de France bunting at West Park United Reform church Harrogate

The Borough Council has grown a flower flag, that is half Union Flag and half something else (French tricolour?), and the sofa workshop has two cyclists on the window, one in a yellow jersey, the other in green (see photo below).

Floral flag, Harrogate  Sofa Workshop, Harrogate, with Tour de France decorations

Bed has a yellow, green, and polka-dot bike on the wall, and Benetton have given their shop window a Tour makeover.

Tour de France bike outside Bed, Harrogate Benetton Harrogate's Tour de France window display

Procter's Opticians has gone yellow, and Bettys are selling Tour de France cakes.

Procter's Opticians, Harrogate  Bicycle cakes at Bettys, Harrogate