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Olympic Torch in the North West - your pictures

Both young and old(er) have been enjoying the fun Photo: Ian Williamson

Yesterday the Olympic torch relay got off to an early start at Bolton Town Hall. It then travelled through:

  • Horwich
  • Chorley
  • Euxton
  • Croston
  • Burscough
  • Ormskirk
  • Southport
  • Ainsdale
  • Formby
  • Crosby
  • St Helens
  • Huyton
  • Knotty Ash
  • Old Swan
  • Liverpool
  • Birkenhead

It then travelled back to Liverpool via the Mersey Ferry, where 21,000 people watched blind Iraq war hero Craig Lundberg light the Olympic cauldron on the stage.

Young and old(er) get involved Credit: Ian Williamson
Crosby Credit: Stephen Mulville
Liverpool Road Credit: Ella Thomson
Chorley Credit: Jacobus Saiiman
Bowlers Riding School, Liverpool Credit: Bowlers Riding School
Horwich Credit: David Bradbury
St Helens
Huyton Credit: Michael Hill
Chorley Credit: Andrew Daniels
Chorley Credit: Andrew Daniels
Chorley Credit: Val Houghton

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