Keeping the Flame alive

Paralympic torch
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Last night, a team of Torchbearers carried the Paralympic Flame onto the stage at the Aylesbury Flame Celebration in the Market Square to mark their contribution to the development of Paralympic sport.

Fireworks
Credit: ITV Meridian

A spectacular firework display kicked off celebrations as the Flame started on it's 24 hour journey to the Olympic Park for tonight's Opening Ceremony - marking the start of the Paralympic Games.

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The Flame's final journey

Through the night the Paralympic Torch has been carried in a relay, which started at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire yesterday.