Baton-Bearers Proud To Represent Dudley Borough As Commonwealth Games Approach (Latest News)

In advance of the Commonwealth Games, a Black Country borough plans to support fundraisers, Olympians, and local heroes competing in the Queen's Baton Relay.

On Sunday, July 24, 35 baton-bearers will arrive in Dudley borough as part of the Queen's Baton Relay.

She uttered: "Being selected as a carrier for Dudley, which I think of as a second home, makes me feel extremely honored.

"I will carry the baton as a cheer for the wonderful and flourishing talent that we have in Dudley borough, and I hope it will encourage more children and young people to take up sport and physical activity."

Councilor Shaz Saleem, a wealthy local businessman and political appointee for the public arena, has collected money for a variety of nonprofit organizations

He has raised money by skydiving, climbing Ben Nevis, ziplining, and bungee leaping, among other things.

"I recently established The Saleem Foundation in honor of my late grandpa, who was enthusiastic about assisting people by tackling regional concerns, and he will be very much in my thoughts as I carry the mantle," the speaker said.