Paralympic Torch comes to Burnley

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VISITORS to a Burnley supermarket on Thursday will get the chance to see the Paralympic Torch.

The torch will be at Sainsbury’s, in Active Way, between 9-30am and 11-30am and shoppers will be able to hold and take photographs of it.

The Sainsbury’s Paralympic Torch Experience will see the torch travel to 400 supermarkets across the country before it finishes on November 1st.

Sainsbury’s Burnley store manager Mr Mike O’Hara said: “We’ve really enjoyed playing our part in raising awareness of the London 2012 Paralympic Games in Burnley.

“For our customers it’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance for them to see the torch and feel the buzz of the Paralympic Games, which we’re proud to have sponsored.”