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The Olympic Torch arrives back in the region this afternoon. It's due at Ludgershall in Wiltshire just before five o'clock.
The flame will pass through Tidworth and Amesbury before reaching Hudson's Field in Salisbury for an evening celebration.
The Olympic flame enters the county on Wednesday afternoon and spends the night in Salisbury at Wiltshire's Festival of Celebration.Read the full story ›
The eyes of the world were fixed on Plymouth last night when the city hosted one of the first official Olympic Games events.
Crowds of around 40,000 people flocked to the Hoe to see the Olympic flame arrive. It was used to light a special cauldron marking the culmination of the day's festivities.
Details have been announced of the route the Olympic Torch will take through the region as part of its 8,000 mile journey nationwide. It's due to arrive in Britain at Land's End in May, and will finish day one in Plymouth. Where is the Olympic Flame going?
Don Foster MP for Bath has described the Olympic Torch route coming to Bath as 'fabulously important' for the city and says it's an opportunity for everyone to get involved with the Olympics: