Pontefract has been named the Best Dressed Town of the Tour de Yorkshire 2019.

In pictures: Pontefract named Best Dressed Town of Tour de Yorkshire 2019

Pontefract has been named the Best Dressed Town of the Tour de Yorkshire 2019.

We'e taking a look back at the decorations that earned the town the crown. More than 7,000 people cast votes via social media for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire Best Dressed competition, run by race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire. Click here for the full story.

Our communities are dressed for success

1. Proud as punch

Our communities are dressed for success
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More than 3.5km of bunting was hung in Pontefract to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire 2019.

2. Waving the flag

More than 3.5km of bunting was hung in Pontefract to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire 2019.
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Hundreds of people gathered in the town to watch the peloton pass through.

3. Cheering crowd

Hundreds of people gathered in the town to watch the peloton pass through.
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Volunteers collected bikes and paint to help decorate the town.

4. Winners

Volunteers collected bikes and paint to help decorate the town.
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