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Flintshire to welcome the Aviva Tour of Britain

Published: 31/07/2015

The Aviva Tour of Britain is British cyclings premier road cycling event giving fans the opportunity to see the worlds best teams and riders competing on their door step. Flintshire will welcome The Aviva Tour of Britain as the riders pass through Mold and Buckley on Stage 1 of the race on Sunday, 6 September. Thousands lined the route through Flintshire last year and large crowds are sure to be out in force again showing their support for the riders this year. The race begins in Beaumaris, Anglesey earlier in the day and travels across North Wales to the Stage 1 finish in Wrexham. Cllr. Kevin Jones Cabinet Member with responsibility for Leisure said: The Aviva Tour of Britain is an exciting, high profile event highlights of which will be seen on television across the world. I am delighted that this and the extensive coverage in the local and national press and online will bring Flintshire to the attention of a vast international audience. “This is a fantastic opportunity for local people to see the cream of international cycling in action and I am sure crowds will be out in force to enjoy the excitement and thrill of the race. For full details of The Aviva Tour of Britain, including the route schedule go to