Nicola is a Queen's Baton Bearer!
Our hair loss queen and creative director, Nicola Wood has been nominated as a regional baton bearer for the 2022 Queen’s Baton relay! Nicola has been recognised as an inspiring individual for her work in the hair loss industry. Work which has seen her and team help thousands of people struggling with hair loss and alopecia.
Representing the whole of the North East on Thursday 14 July, Nicola will carry the baton at the very end of its 90,000 mile worldwide trip.
The baton itself has an enclosed written message from her majesty herself and shortly after visiting the North East it will arrive at the opening ceremony of one of the most highly anticipated sporting events across the globe, the Commonwealth Games. Here, her Majesty, will be present to take the message from the baton and read it aloud.
So what's next?
After travelling on an incredible 294 day journey through 68 of the Commonwealth countries, the baton is due on in Tyne and Wear.
Arriving in Sunderland on the morning of the 14th July, the baton will be carried along Sunderland's fabulous seafront later that day by 14 inspirational Batonbearers. All 14 batonbearers have unique and truly inspirational stories and it is a great opportunity to shine a light on some of the fantastic people of the North East.
The event will take place on 14th July 2022. Nicola will be collected by the official baton bus with other baton bearers and will head to her segment point. Nicola is due to start at 18:30 from Roker Terrace-Side Cliff Road, Roker, Sunderland SR6 9NF, UK. Her segment will finish at 1 Rock Lodge Rd, Roker, Sunderland SR6 9NX, UK at approximately 18:45. To view her full route please click here.
The event will end with a celebration event at Cliffe Park with its beautiful white lighthouse. The baton will be present from 6.45pm - 7.15pm.
Road closures will be in place during the event for further information visit https://one.network/