A group of wounded servicemen from the charity Walking With The Wounded scaled Mount Snowdon last night to light one of four flames at the UK's peaks.
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Last night saw around 200 beacons lit across Wales to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
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A group of injured former servicemen are scaling Snowdon this evening, to light a Diamond Jubilee beacon at its summit.
Captain David Wiseman, part of the Walking With The Wounded team, told us it would be a "huge honour" to take part. It's hoped 2,012 flames will be ignited in sequence around the UK between 10 and 10.30pm.
Diamond Jubilee celebrations are continuing today, with plenty more street parties taking place across Wales. Our reporter Rob Osborne visited one party in Llantwit Fardre, where local residents told him they were drumming up some good old-fashioned community spirit.