Groups invited to take part in Olympic Torch relay

The Western Isles Olympic Torch Relay Community Task Force are inviting community groups in the Western Isles to express an interest in taking part in the Olympic Torch Relay in Stornoway on Monday the 11th of June 2012.

The Task Force are keen that organisations such as voluntary groups and youth clubs should have the opportunity to be involved in the Olympic Torch Relay event in Stornoway, helping with the organisation and management of the day’s events.

The Olympic Torch Relay will be in Stornoway on the early morning of Monday, June 11th, before being carried by 32 Torchbearers on a designated route around Stornoway.

The Task Force are also inviting suggestions from groups who might be interested in organising events and activities along the Olympic Torch route.

Groups interested in taking part should contact Marina Macleod at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar: marinamacleod@cne-siar.gov.uk.