Special Olympics torch lit in Falmouth

The 2013 Special Olympics GB National Summer Games are now fast approaching and the torch has arrived in the West Country.

The flame was lit in Falmouth this afternoon. It moves to Plymouth and Exeter tomorrow and then Barnstaple on Monday, before travelling to Bath for the opening ceremony on Wednesday.

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Special Olympics

Hundreds of athletes across the South West are taking part in Special Olympics GB's National Summer Games.