Follow the torch online

YOU can follow the Olympic torch across Hartlepool and East Durham with us live online.

A team of Hartlepool Mail reporters will be covering the flame’s journey as it is passed from person to person on Sunday.

They will be uploading videos, photos and reaction live from the scene onto

Our coverage will start from 9am as we join the crowds eagerly anticipating the torches arrival and we will be with the procession until it heads south to Middlesbrough.

And you can share your thoughts and pictures throughout the day by visiting our website and clicking on the Cover It Live section.

To become part of the live feed, send your Twitter addresses to

You can also follow us at @HPoolMail on Twitter and get updates by liking our Facebook page.