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Live: Le Tour de France comes to Essex on day three of the annual cycle race

18:10 07 July 2014

Thousands of people flocked to Finchingfield to watch the Tour de France go through.

Thousands of people flocked to Finchingfield to watch the Tour de France go through.


Today Essex celebrated as Le Tour de France passed through Saffron Walden, Finchingfield, Wethersfield, Felsted, Great Waltham and Roxwell.


Reporter Will Lodge brought you live reports from Essex, plus we have a round up of traffic news, photos and video of the race.
Share your photos and views using #LeTourEssex.


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  • Pond to a penny someone pisses and moans about this not being local news. It is.

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    Monday, July 7, 2014

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