In Brief: Tour de France; R3; Lloyds; Hessle First

BUSINESSES are being urged to make the most of the opportunities the Tour de France will bring to the region.

At an event hosted by Barclays, companies were told to start shaping their plans for growth next year, looking at the opportunities the anticipated influx of over 3m visitors to the region will bring.

Sandra Corcoran, owner of Pennine Cycles in Bradford, said: “As someone that attends the race each year I can’t stress enough what a massive opportunity this is for all Yorkshire businesses who need t... For the full story register now for free or login below...