This Saturday (14th July), Yarmouth Town plays host to the Olympic Flame. It will be run through the town on the route map below by Hattie Little, Richard Pearson, and Sophie Wade.
With only days to go until the Isle of Wight welcomes the Olympic Torch, residents planning on visiting towns to view the historic relay are again being advised to use public transport or leave the car at home and walk.
A series of events will be held at venues along the Olympic Torch route to welcome the flame when it arrives on the Isle of Wight on 14th July.
Spectators can cheer on the torch as it passes through the Needles Park site on Saturday 14th July and enjoy a fun, sports themed day packed with competitions, prizes and giveaways.
Residents who are planning on travelling to town centres to cheer on the Olympic torch as it makes its way across the Isle of Wight on Saturday 14 July are being advised to use public transport.
With the Olympic Torch arriving on the Isle of Wight in just over a month’s time, the Isle of Wight Council is advising residents on a number of road closures and parking restrictions on Saturday 14 July.
The torch will arrive in Yarmouth on July 14 and then visit Totland, The Needles, Gunville, Carisbrooke, Newport and East Cowes before returning to the mainland to continue its 70-day UK tour. The flame will be carried by dozens of people (torchbearers) while it is on the Isle of Wight.
The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has published precise timings and the full route the Olympic torch will follow when it arrives on the Isle of Wight on Saturday 14 July.