TV presenter Claire Balding thanked the people of Newbury after an emotional day carrying the Olympic Torch through the Berkshire town. In a tweet she said the experience was 'absolutely amazing'. She said she was 'in bits getting off the bus' but 'grinned throughout the run'.
The Olympic torch will be in Berkshire for a second day today. After leaving Reading this morning, the flame will head through Theale, Thatcham and Newbury.