Crowds cheer Olympic flame through Blyth – Slideshow

THE Olympic torch relay was witnessed by thousands of people who lined the streets of Blyth on Friday to cheer the runners.

News Post Leader photographers Peter McCartney and Gemma Marriner were there to capture the moment.

The Olympic torch runs through Broadway in Blyth.  Croftway Primary School.

The Olympic torch runs through Broadway in Blyth. Croftway Primary School.

Click on the slideshow to see the pictures.