Tour de France – register now to be a ‘Tour Maker’: Deadline Monday, January 20

11:00 14 January 2014

Tour de Franco logo

Tour de Franco logo


Uttlesford residents have until Monday, January 20 to register their interest in being a ‘Tour Maker’.

Volunteers will be needed on Monday, July 7 as Stage 3 of Le Tour makes its way through Uttlesford and other parts of Essex before heading to London to finish on the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace.

Those who register at will be contacted when more details on volunteering opportunities become available. Tour Makers will be in the front line to welcome the world and help millions of spectators have a fantastic time.

The route enters Essex north of Saffron Walden, taking in parts of Uttlesford, Braintree, Chelmsford and Epping Forest, leaving the county through Epping en route to London.

Cllr Howard Rolfe, cabinet member for Communities and Partnerships at Uttlesford District Council, said: “We are really looking forward to welcoming Le Tour to Uttlesford in 2014, building on the legacy of hosting the Torch Relay for London 2012.

“These high profile events are made even more special by the help and dedication given by hard working volunteers, so if you would like to get involved and become a ‘Tour Maker’, I urge residents to sign up before Monday’s deadline.”

• For more information on the Tour de France 2014’s route through Essex, visit For more details on Stage 3 of Le Tour, visit


More news stories

Yesterday, 07:00
Great Dunmow Police Stn

Great Dunmow’s police station is to close, just seven years after £7.5million was spent on the purpose-built facility, Essex Police announced on Tuesday (October 6).

Yesterday, 10:25

The public has been provided with “skewed information” according to Essex Firefighters - ahead of proposed cuts of up to £20million.

Yesterday, 10:15
Daniel Clifford

Chef Daniel Clifford, owner of the Flitch of Bacon in Great Dunmow, which is expected to reopen next month, has been named as the AA’s Chef’s Chef for 2015.

Yesterday, 08:00
Stansted Bus

The first direct, non-stop express coach service between Stansted Airport and Kings Cross St Pancras will be launched on Sunday, October 11

Digital Edition

Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories