A FREE education pack has been launched containing ideas and information for schools to get involved in this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

The pack – produced by Welcome to Yorkshire, which organises the cycle race – includes details of the event’s history, the route, jerseys, teams and riders, together with a range of activities. There is also a poster competition.

It is aimed at children aged five to 16.

Packs can be downloaded at yorkshire.box.com/v/TDYEducationPack.

The Tour de Yorkshire runs from Thursday, April 30, until Sunday, May 3. The fourth and final stage passes through the Worth Valley and South Craven.