The Olympic Torch in Gloucestershire

It's an historic year, an historic event - and it was great to be involved!

The Olympic Torch was in Gloucestershire between Wednesday 23rd May and Thursday 24th May, during its 70-day journey across Britain, carried by over 8,000 Torch bearers through over 1,000 communities - cities, towns, villages, up and down the UK.

It's estimated that 95% of the country's population live within one hour of the route taken by the Torch.

Relive the historic event with our galleries from around Gloucestershire...

Toby Anstis in Cornwall The first Torch Bearer

Olympic yachtsman Ben Ainslie started the Torch relay at Lands End back in May. Hear him talk to Heart's Toby Anstis.

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