NOMINATIONS are invited for community champions across the country to take part in the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The event, similar to the 2012 Olympic torch relay, will be staged in the build up to the 22nd Commonwealth Games, taking place in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8.

Organisers are seeking to recruit 2,022 batonbearers from all regions of England to feature in the relay.

Nominations are being invited for inspiring individuals, making a difference in their community, to take part in the once-in-a-lifetime role this summer.

It is part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, marking the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne, and will follow a tour of Commonwealth nations, with the Queen’s Baton then traversing England for 25 days, ending at the opening ceremony of the games, on July 28.

Nominations for the Queen’s Baton Relay in England officially open in January.

Further information can be found via, with more details of the search to be announced in coming weeks.

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