Paralympic Torch in Chichester today

THE Paralympic Torch will visit Chichester today (Tuesday, September 25).

Customers at the Sainsbury’s store, in Westhampnett Road, Chichester, will have the chance to see the torch between 9.30am and 11.30am.

They will be able to hold and take photos of the torch, now on a tour until Thursday, November 1.

It is one of 620 torches used in the 24-hour relay which took place on Tuesday, August 28, and Wednesday, August 29.

Store manager Richard Hay said: “We’ve really enjoyed playing our part in raising awareness of the London 2012 Paralympic Games in Chichester.

“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.”