Keep up to date with our Olympic Torch Live link

Olympic torch
Olympic torch

The torch will be passing through Derbyshire today – and to keep up to date with all the action make sure you click on our ‘Olympic Torch Live’ link.

You can find the link by going to the top ‘news’ icon on the Derbyshire Times website homepage, below the DT logo.

You will find the link at the bottom of the list of sections.

To keep in touch through Twitter as the torch relay hits Bolsover, Calow, Chesterfield, Matlock and Bakewell use the hashtag #DTtorch

The Olympic Torch will be carried through the region along the following routes and will be passed to a convoy team between areas.

Glapwell 11.33am to 11.48am

Mansfield Road near the Glapwell town sign to Bolsover Road and finishing near the Back Lane junction.

Bolsover 11.52am to 12.14pm

Glapwell Lane near Hillstown Business Centre, along Langwith Road, Hornscroft Road, Station Road and finishes at the junction with Chesterfield Road.

Calow and Chesterfield 12.25pm to 1.30pm

Chesterfield Road near the White Hart pub towards Chesterfield along Hady Hill, St Mary’s Gate, Church Way, Knifesmithgate, Rose Hill, Clarence Road, West Bars, Chatsworth Road, Walton Road, finishing at the junction of Matlock Road and Foljambe Avenue.

Matlock 1.45pm to 3.06pm

Chesterfield Road by Bentley Brook, near Lumsdale junction, and enters Highfields School for a lunch stop at 1.49pm. Resumes 2.49pm on Chesterfield Road near Wolds Road junction, to Steep Turnpike (closed to spectators), Causeway Lane, Bakewell Road and finishes at Bakewell Road A6 roundabout.

Darley Dale 3.13pm to 3.20pm

Dale Road South near Warney Road junction and finishes at Dale Road South near Green Lane

Chatsworth 3.37pm to 3.57pm

From the estate’s third set of gates with an exchange in front of Chatsworth House with a 20minute break before it goes across the estate’s bridge.

Bakewell 4.23pm to 4.39pm

Baslow Road near B6001 junction, past Newholme hospital to Buxton Road and finishes at Buxton Road, near Mill Street junction.

Buxton 5.03pm to 5.30pm

Bakewell Road near Dale Road junction, to Spring Gardens, Bridge Street, Station Road, St John’s Road, Water Street, The Square, The Crescent, Terrace Road, High Street, London Road and finishing at London Road near Highland Close junction.

Ashbourne 6.02pm to 6.10pm

Buxton Road near North Avenue and Windmill Lane junction, to St John’s Street, Dig Street, Compton Street, Derby Road, finishing near Compton Street junction.

Derbyshire County Council is working to keep disruption to a minimum but roads along the route will be closed before and during the Torch Relay and a rolling road closure system will be used. More information about planned road closures will be available by visiting on Twitter.