News23rd May 12
Ulster Unionist Assembly member for Fermanagh & South Tyrone, Tom Elliott MLA is delighted to learn that many towns and villages have arranged different events to mark 60 years of the Queen’s reign ranging from street parties, BBQ’s, church services, scho
Tom said: “The celebrations will centre on an extended weekend at the beginning of June and it is hoped that this will be a joyous occasion which everyone can enjoy and a BBQ has been arranged by Ulster Unionist Party in Caledon Arms on 8 June and everyone will be very welcome. Further events have been arranged in Baronscourt Estate for Saturday 9 June to mark this unique occasion.
“The public should also be aware that the London Olympics, is fast approaching and the Olympic torch has recently arrived in the UK and excitement is growing now that the route has been announced and can plan to celebrate the arrival in their communities.
“The flame will arrive in Belfast on 3 June, with relay runners carrying it to more than 60 towns and villages throughout Northern Ireland over the 5 days. On the 5 June 2012, the torch will travel south and pass through Stabane, Omagh, Enniskillen and Armagh. In South Tyrone the Olympic Torch is estimated to arrive in Fivemiletown (1.55pm) Clogher (2.20pm), Augher (2.35pm) Aughnacloy (3.00pm) and Caledon (3.20pm). To have the flame in Northern Ireland gives everyone a chance to feel close to the Olympics and a build up to the London Games.
“I congratulate all the torch bearers who were selected and would encourage the general public to support these events. Both these events should make us all very proud and make it a very joyous occasion.”
For further information contact Tom Elliott MLA 079 7792 4438
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