Video: Tour de France Trophy goes on view in Leeds

THE Yorkshire public got a first chance to view the Tour de France trophy in close-up today, six months before the world’s premier cycle race comes to the county.

Tom Riordan, chief executive of Leeds City Council, Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire and Keith Wakefield, Leader of Leeds City Council were on hand to show off the silverware as it went on public display at Leeds Civic Hall.