Tour de Yorkshire 2018 – Routes and Road Closures

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Stage 2 – Friday 4th May

The women’s race is expected to come through Otley at approximately 12 noon and the men’s race at approximately 17:30pm.

The route through Otley is as follows:

  • Leeds Road
  • Gay Lane
  • Bondgate
  • Kirkgate
  • Manor Square
  • Clapgate
  • Bridge Street
  • Billams Hill
  • Weston Lane
  • Heading towards Ilkley


Stage 4 – Sunday 6th May

The men’s race is expected to come through Otley at approximately 16.30pm.

The route through Otley is as follows:

  • Newall Carr Road
  • Billams Hill
  • Bridge Street
  • Clapgate
  • Kirkgate
  • Bondgate
  • Gay Lane
  • East Chevin Road

Please note: East Chevin Road will be closed from midnight until approximately 7pm.

In addition, Sunday 6th May will also see the annual Sportive event throughout the day – all roads will remain open during this event.


The roads will close approximately half an hour before the cyclists are due in Otley and will reopen when the last vehicle passes through.

Please note all timings are subject to change.


Maps of all stages & routes can be found at:

Otley Work Club – List of Job Vacancies

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Job Board Vacancies 18.04.18

Please note: all jobs advertised are external from Otley Town Council. The information displayed is what has been passed onto us through local businesses/organisations.

We take no responsibility for the accuracy of the job vacancies.

Otley Work Club provides a free service to Otley residents who are either unemployed, facing redundancy or are looking for a change of job. The club is run by a small but committed team of volunteers who have experience in both the public and private sectors including recruitment, training and other personnel areas. Based at Otley Core Resource Centre in Orchard Gate sessions are between 10am and 12noon on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month. The new timetable of sessions is as follows:

Thursday 3rd  May                                      10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 17th  May                                     10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 7th  June                                      10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 7th  June                                      10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 21st  June                                    10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 5th  July                                       10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 19th  July                                     10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 2nd  August                                 10.00am to 12noon

Thursday 16th  August                                10.00am to 12noon


Appointments can be booked by telephone on Otley 01943 466335 or by calling in to reception at the Core.

The Otley Work Club see a wide range of people seeking work in various types of occupations including professional, management, admin, sales and retail as well as skilled, manual and unskilled occupations. Many of the individuals who use the service go on to find employment quite quickly. The club try hard to create a friendly and supportive environment and see people as often as is needed.


Help on offer:

  • writing or improving a CV
  • writing a covering letter to accompany the CV
  • information about online jobs websites
  • effective online job searching
  • support with Universal Job match
  • preparing for job interviews
  • some basic help with IT or referral to other sources of IT training
  • using social media to access opportunities


The Work Club is always looking for additional resources including strengthening the team so, if you have a little time and feel you could help us please ring the Core reception on 01943 466335  for a chat.

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter by searching otleyworkclub.

Otley Flood Alleviation Scheme Options drop in – Wednesday 11th April – 3 – 6pm

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If you couldn’t make it along to the Otley Flood Alleviation Scheme Options drop in or have further questions on the scheme which you would like to have answered in person, members of the Project Team (Leeds Council, Environment Agency and WSP) are working regularly from Otley Town Council’s office. You can call in for a chat with the team on Wednesday 11th April 3 – 6pm.

A further schedule of project team working slot dates will be circulated in the next community ‘Keeping you Informed’ update which is due out at the end of April.