London 2012: Flame now at Town Show in East Ham

The Torch has reached the Mayor’s Town Show at Central Park, East Ham, greeded by a huge crowd in carnival mood.

It was carried by Plaistow student Samuel Berhanu, 19, a great promoter of the Games at NewVic college.

Mayor Sir Robin Wales is expected to welcome its arrival while the relay escort team take a short breakl and a cuppa, we hear, before moving out of the celebration and into High Street North.