Olympic Torch visits district

THE official London 2012 Olympic Torch will be on display at this year’s Harpole Scarecrow Festival.

Visitors to the festival will be able to be photographed holding the torch for free at Harpole Primary School on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11.

Festival chairman David Walker-Collins said: “The spirit of Harpole’s Scarecrow Festival is all about the community working together to provide a weekend of simple traditional entertainment, which can be enjoyed by the whole family whilst raising funds for the benefit of a wide variety of village projects and charitable causes.”

For further information visit www.harpole-scarecrows.co.uk.