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John Bretherick of Salts Tennis Club carries the Olympic Frame

John Bretherick of Salts Tennis Club in Saltaire will be carrying the Olympic Flame on the last leg in Wetherby at approximately 11.50am on Boston Road, starting near Lodge lane and finishing at the Wetherby Road roundabout.

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John says, "It’s a great honour and privilege and I need to personally thank Micky Bonner for my torch relay nomination, all the friends that I have worked with and who have helped me in the last 20+ years at Salts Tennis Club, bringing tennis to the schools and parks of Saltaire, Shipley and Bradford, in particular; The Yorkshire Lawn Tennis Association, Titus Salt School, Bradford Education, The Shipley Area Committee, Bradford Leisure Services, Sport England, The Foundation for Sports and Arts, Age Concern, Pace Micro Technology, Illingworth McNair Ltd, Jack Pennington’s, Newmason Holmes, Buxton Pickles, Sponsorfinder, BT, and my family who have put up with me!"

Congratulations to John, from all in Saltaire.

 

   

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