PHOTO SPECIAL: The Olympic Torch in Burnley, a day to remember

THERE have been cheers, flag waving and jubilation today as the Olympic Torch made its way through Burnley enroute to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

It was an especially proud day for the torch bearers who proudly carried the Olympic flame on its long journey.

Torchbearer Elizabeth Stansfield carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Burnley and Rawtenstall.

Torchbearer Elizabeth Stansfield carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Burnley and Rawtenstall.

Here are some great images from a day that will go down in history.