Olympic torch route announced

THE route of the Olympic Torch has been announced for Hastings and St Leonards as it winds its way towards the capital for the greatest show on earth.

On Tuesday, July 17, it will arrive from Bexhill on the A259 from Bridgeway Road at 5.57pm.

It will then be taken along Marina and arrive at Eversfield Place at 6.20pm before going on to Grand Parade, White Rock Road, turn left into Robertson Street, Harold Place, Denmark Place, Breeds Place, Pelham Place, Marine Parade and then onto The Stade for the evening celebration.