Tomorrow sees the opening ceremony for the Paralympics but today there was a good North West send off for the paralympic flame.
The lantern lit up Winsford earlier today before arriving at a Neuromuscular Centre in the town. It's a charity that's played a big part in developing paralympians of the future.
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