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Rochdale’s Tour de France visit in the frame

Rochdale’s Tour de France visit in the frame

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2014 10:25 BST

The day the Tour de France came to the borough has been immortalised in print and on canvas by Rochdale artist John Cooke.

‘Amazing day’ - Tens of thousands watch Tour de France in Littleborough

‘Amazing day’ - Tens of thousands watch Tour de France in Littleborough

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2014 14:54 BST

A usually quiet corner of the borough was transformed into a major visitor attraction this weekend as thousands packed the roads and moorland by Blackstone Edge Reservoir to watch the Tour de France on Sunday.

Cycling event helps Rochdale borough gear up for disability awareness week

Cycling event helps Rochdale borough gear up for disability awareness week

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2014 15:52 BST

Number One Riverside will take on a very different look next week, with circus skills, wheelchair basketball and drumming workshops set to show showing Rochdale Council’s visitors that disability is no barrier to sport.

Golden girl Joanna hopes Tour de France will encourage more to get on their bikes this summer

Golden girl Joanna hopes Tour de France will encourage more to get on their bikes this summer

Press releases   •   Jul 01, 2014 13:14 BST

Gold medal Olympic winning and world champion cyclist Joanna Rowsell MBE was in Rochdale this week ahead of the Tour de France which comes to the borough on Sunday.

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DISTINCTIVE: John captured the excitement of the day, adding vivid digital effects to create a distinctive piece of modern art, now on display at Number One Riverside.

DISTINCTIVE: John capture...

DISTINCTIVE: John captured the excitement of the day, adding vivid digital effects to create a distinctive piece of modern art, now on di...

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PICTURE THIS (x2): Artist John Cooke presents the picture to Council Leader Richard Farnell.

PICTURE THIS (x2): Artist...

PICTURE THIS (x2): Artist John Cooke presents the picture to Council Leader Richard Farnell.

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Artist John Cooke presents the picture to Council Leader Richard Farnell.

Artist John Cooke present...

Artist John Cooke presents the picture to Council Leader Richard Farnell.

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TOUR

TOUR

The world’s elite graced the borough.

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