A momentous occasion for the North East but were you there?
A momentous occasion for the North East but were you there?

10 years ago! 9 photos of when the Olympic torch came to Hartlepool and East Durham

No way! It’s 10 years since the Olympic torch passed through Hartlepool and East Durham.

Thursday, 16th June 2022, 6:39 pm

Tens of thousands of you turned out to get a glimpse of the relay which took the torch on its slow journey to London for the 2012 games.

The crowds were everywhere for the historic summer parade.

Did we get you on camera either at the roadside or as you made the headlines for your big moment as a torch bearer? Take a look at these memorable photos.

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