A former Olympic gold medallist has been presented with the Freedom of Wells.
Mary Rand, who grew up in Wells, but now lives in America, became the first British female athlete to win a track and field Olympics gold medal, in the long jump at the Tokyo Games of 1964.
Today hundreds of people lined the streets to celebrate.
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