Thousands await arrival of flame

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THOUSANDS of Belper people are expected to travel to watch the torch pass through Derbyshire this Friday (June 29).

Although the torch will not be visiting the town, it will come to Matlock at 12.30pm before heading on to Darley Dale at around 3.15pm.

The iconic symbol of sport arrives in Bakewell at 4.30pm before moving on to Buxton shortly after 5pm.

It will then head for Ashbourne where it is due to arrive at 6pm before heading for Derby, entering the city at Markeaton Island from 6.25pm before arriving at Darley Park Drive at 7.20pm.