Flame of Hope visit

Much Wenlock recently hosted the official lighting of the 2017 Special Olympics GB Flame of Hope. The ceremony, which was attended by special guests including international footballing legend Sam Allardyce, marked the start of a 200-mile torch relay which will finish at Sheffield United’s ground ready for the Special Olympics GB Games to commence.

Members of the Wenlock Olympian Society (WOS), Much Wenlock Town Council and Special Olympics GB, including several athletes, witnessed the lighting of the ‘Flame of Hope’ at the graveside of William Penny Brookes.

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