Olympic Torch Relay

Follow the progress of the Olympic flame and watch interviews with torchbearers and sporting icons as it travels throughout the region.

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Torch leaves Taunton

The Olympic Torch has left Taunton on the fourth day of its journey through the west country. Crowds turned out bright and early to see the flame head off through South Somerset carried by Judy Gaden whose son Tom was killed in Afghanistan.

It started with a trip by electric powered boat before continuing by road to Ilminster and onto Yeovil, Glastonbury and Wells before heading to Trowbridge, Bath and Bristol.

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