The History Behind the Names

Thief Hole Lane has been known by this name since before 1657. The local rumours have it that many years ago the A168 was the main London to Edinburgh road, which ran right past Thornton Le Moor (then known as Thornton Le Mora) using Thirsk and Northallerton as coach resting towns. With so much opportunity the thieves would use the…

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The Road World Championships Is Coming to Yorkshire!

More than a million spectators lined the roads when Yorkshire hosted the Tour de France in 2014

Yorkshire’s reputation as a world-class cycling destination was cemented today after the county was chosen to host the 2019 Road World Championships. It will be the first time in 37 years that cycling’s showcase event has been hosted in Britain. Yorkshire was the proud host of the opening stage of the Tour de France in 2014 and didn’t disappoint. The sun shone and…

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