Torch relay visits Crawley

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The Olympic Torch Relay moves up to Crawley this morning (Tuesday July 17) before taking in some of the dramatic coastline of the South East as it travels from Brighton and Hove to Hastings today, covering 108.86 miles.

Begining its journey at the pavilion Gardens, Brighton, 137 Torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame during day 60 of the Olympic Torch Relay.

Among the torchbearers today are Dame Kelly Holmes, and Frank Verge, a Torchbearer in the 1948 Torch Relay.

There will also be comedian Eddie Izzard, who has run an incredible 43 marathons, raising money to support people who live incredibly tough lives, and former stunt sportsman Eddie Kidd, who was injured during a stunt.

The Relay will travel through the following communities: Brighton and Hove, Crawley, Copthorne, Felbridge, East Grinstead, Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough, Lewes, Eastbourne, Pevensey, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings.