A roadshow has been organised to give people more information about the Tour de France .

Shalford Parish Council arranged the event for May 15 from 7pm to 8pm at Shalford Village Hall.

Officers from Braintree District Council and Essex County Council on hand to answer queries and explain more on plans for the day.

Previous events have taken place in Rayne, Wethersfield and Finchingfield for the cycle race taking place through Essex on July 7.

Councillor Peter Tattersley, Deputy Cabinet Member and Ward Councillor for Panfield, said: “It is a great honour for the district to be hosting such a prestigious sporting event, however, this is happening on a Monday and with roads closing, schools shutting and public services affected there is going to be some disruption on the day, and so these meetings are an import way of ensuring that residents and businesses are aware and prepared.”

For more information about the Tour de France in Essex, visit LeTourEssex.com.