Olympic Torch has started its journey around Burnley

THE day has arrived and the skies have cleared as the Olympic Torch starts its journey around Burnley.

This picture is from digital journalist Kelvin Stuttard who is travelling on the official bus, taking video footage of the route - the torch bearers and the crowds.

It’s time to take your place on the route - follow our updates on Twitter (#burnleytorch) and at Storify (Burnley Express).

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