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In pictures: Early start as Olympic torch arrives in Preston

Posted on - 23rd June, 2012 - 2:29pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Photos, Sport
olympic torch on fishergate

The Olympic torch makes its way down Fishergate

It finally arrived, in a blaze of Olympic glory the torch was welcomed to Preston.

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Local photographer Bernie Blackburn was up early to capture the scenes as it made its way through the city.

While we waited for the torch, Blog Preston’s co-editor Ryan Owen Gibson had written a piece for The Guardian about the torch arriving in Preston.

Did you snap any photos? Send us your pics to [email protected] or upload them to the Preston Flickr group

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