Support pours in


Big-hearted sponsors boost Flame Lighting event

The Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting ceremony has been boosted by the commitment of a number of sponsors and supporters.

Several organisations and people have come forward to both fund and give active support to the September 2 event, being held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

Andy Inchley, Event Manager, said: “We have been really pleased with the backing given to us by various businesses, individuals and groups.

"An event of this scale and significance could not run without the generous support of such organisations. The Paralympic Legacy is something Bucks rightly cherishes and the flame lighting is a wonderful symbol of our county’s importance in the heritage of second largest sporting event in the world.”

Sponsors include:



Irwin Mitchell Solicitors

Sportif Citroen


Wernick Group

Buckinghamshire County Council

Milton Keynes Council

Wycombe District Council


* Find out how your business or organisation can help in the historic 2016 Rio flame lighting at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

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