David State chose his leg of the Olympic torch relay as the moment to propose to girlfriend Christine.Read the full story ›
Paddy, a torchbearer in Stockton-on-Tees was nominated for his work in raising money to help disabled football fans supporting their local club - Middlesborough FC.
The Olympic flame has been witness to some amazing spectacles during the torch relay but today was a first. During his leg through Loftus, 25 year old David State, dropped down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend. Christine Langham said yes.
Robert Swift from Dubai carries the torch through SaltburnRead the full story ›
The Olympic flame has started its day with a trip on the Transporter bridge after a stay in MiddlesbroughRead the full story ›
Middlesbrough's Johanna Jackson, who hopes to compete for Team GB at London 2012, welcomed the flame into her home town last night. She spoke to ITV Tyne Tees about her hopes for the games and how good it is to see the flame in Middlesbrough.
17 year old Chloe Meehan is a 6th Form pupil at Trinity Catholic College. She was nominated for her work teaching sport to younger pupils. She carried the torch on it's final leg last night and lit the cauldron where the flame stayed overnight in Middlesbrough.