The Queen's Baton is touring the country ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games and OGC is very proud that member Tricia Sharpe BEM was chosen to be one of the local baton bearers when it arrived in Shrewsbury on Monday 18th July in the run up to the games.

According to the Commonwealth Games website:

Batonbearers are people who:

  • Are always willing to take on a challenge and have a unique and inspiring story;
  • Have made a meaningful contribution to sport, education, the arts, culture, or charity;
  • Are a figure of inspiration that positively challenges others to achieve their best;
  • Have taken on a challenge or cause and made a positive impact within their community

Pictures below show Tricia receiving the baton and she was supported by Lady Captain Pam McLean and Ladies Vice-Captain Dorothy Mottram (during a heatwave so hats and parasols were required!)