Evan holds the Paralympic Flame

Evan Whitton, 8 Credit: PA

Evan Whitton, 8, from West Yorkshire representing all 5 local authorities in Yorkshire holds the Flame during the lighting of the Paralympic Cauldron in Trafalgar Square, central London.


Paralympic flame in Yorkshire

The Paralympic flame has arrived in Yorkshire. It was carried into our region by 8-year-old Evan Whitton who defied doctors by walking, despite being told he would be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.