A Keighley councillor said he understands road closures on the day the Tour de France comes to Keighley district will begin from 7.30am.

Councillor Peter Corkindale was updating members of the Bronte Country Tourism Partnership at their meeting in Haworth.

He also said a time-trial section of the Tour should be taking place on the dual carriageway between the Steeton and Hard Ings roundabouts.

Steve Seymour, manager of Keighley’s Airedale Shopping Centre, said he had advised shops in the premises to try to avoid arranging deliveries for July 6.