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Paralympic flame arrives in the region

With the nation still buzzing from its Olympic success, the next round of celebrations began in earnest as the Paralympic flame arrived in the East.

26 flame ambassadors left London this morning, kicking off a weekend of events ahead of the Paralympic opening ceremony on Wednesday.

One of the first places to welcome the flame today was Needham Market in Suffolk, from where Emma Baker reports.

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