Torch Relay: Shining moments

The Torch Relay through the Meridian Region is coming to an end. Here's where you can relive those special moments through your communities.

Torch inspires Lego Relay

The Olympic Torch has proved to be an inspiration for the people of Sussex - prompting one teacher to create his own relay out of Lego.

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Lauren ready for her Moment to Shine

Lauren Gander, 12, and her mum at start of the Rye torch leg Credit: ITV Meridian

A 12-year-old who was warned by doctors she may never walk or lead a normal life, will carry the Olympic Torch in Sussex today. Lauren Gander was born with spina bifida. But today she not only walks with out any problems, but has become a talented dancer and performer.

Lauren has also raised £78,000 for charity helping other children lead better lives. Her friends and family find her to be an inspiration. The teenager will carry the Torch in Rye this morning.


Daisy's first leg with the flame in Hastings

Daisy Shepherd with her torch
Daisy Shepherd with her torch Credit: ITV Meridian

Daisy was nominated to carry the flame for working so hard and delivering a great department everyday, excelling great standards and always having passion and drive. She is an honour to work with and such a great person.

Huddle to light the torch
Huddle to light the torch Credit: ITV Meridian
Daisy Shepherd
And Daisy's off! Credit: ITV Meridian
Daisy Shepherd
Daisy standing proud with the torch in Hastings Credit: ITV Meridian
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