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Follow the flame


5:54am 19th June 2012
(Updated 9:29am 20th June 2012)

Throughout the day we will be following the Olympic flame.

You can keep an eye on it's progress by clicking here too.

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Pictured: David Green is in Camblesforth, waiting for the flame to arrive.

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We were live in Camblesforth when the Olympic flame arrived earlier.


Pictured: The Olympic torch going through Camblesforth


Pictured: The Torch kiss in Camblesforth.

the torch kiss in Camblesforth


Louisa has the latest for Minster FM news:


David Green was in Barkston Ash to watch the Olympic flame arrive.


Pictured: Barkston Ash as the crowds begin to build up.

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James Watt welcomed the flame in to Tadcaster.


Pictured: James Watt waiting for the flame in Tadcaster.

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Now the Olympic torch is heading to Boston Spa, Wetherby and Harewood, where the flame will be welcomed by Princess Beatrice.

It will then head on to Knaresborough, Harrogate, Ripon and finally back in to York.

26 thousand people will pack out the Knavesmire to see it's overnight stop.

Louisa has the latest roundup for Minster FM.


The Torch is now making it's way through Harrogate, after heading through Knaresborough.

Alex Cann was there, to welcome the flame.

The torch will next make it's way over to Ripon, and from there head over to York.

Minster FM's Kate Holdsworth has the latest Round up.


Here's the highlights from the Torch's visit to North Yorkshire so far.

The Olympic torch has now arrived in York, where it's travelling through the city, before spending the night at the Knavesmire.

The crowds are gathering for a gimpse.



Minster FM's James Watt was on Tadcaster Road as the torch arrived in York.


Here he is with the crowds:

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The Torch will now remain in York at the Knavesmire, where 26,000 people are expecetd to go to a free concert tonight.

It will leave the County tomorrow morning, on a steam train up to Northallerton.

Here's Kate Holdsworth with the day's highlights.

The Flame will leave York this morning.

Have a listen to what's been going on already today.


James at the National Railway museum

And in true James Watt style - he even managed to get his hands on the torch.



He's been talking to people on the train as they travel through the countryside.


They even allowed James to get very close to the actual flame as it travelled on the train out of York to Thirsk.

James Spoke to Josephine.

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The torchbearer is very careful to mind the gap in Thirsk

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The Olympic flame is now safely in Thirsk - James is there.

Pictured: The flame arrives in Thirsk.

flame arrives in thirsk


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