of Commonwealth Games volunteers have started to collect their uniforms
ready for the start of the Games in thirty days' time.
the different uniforms is a massive operation - with eleven thousand
people being kitted out over the next four weeks.
were launched back in March and caused controversy when they were
first revealed - but the volunteers at the M2002 Uniform and Accreditation
Centre seemed pleased with the design.
jackets will carry a message from the president of the Commonwealth
Games, the Earl of Wessex, which read: "Thank you - we couldn't
have done this without you".
Crew 2002 members
will also carry a bag, water bottle, poncho and umbrella, all bearing
the Commonwealth Games logo.
All the uniforms
are colour-coded with red jackets and polo shirts for medical staff,
jade for technical employees and general workers will wear purple.
They will all wear black trousers.
will wear black tailored suits, with jade shirts and ties for the
men and jade shirts and scarves for women.