Readers snap up weekly's Olympics torch splash

North Devon Journal prints edition-specific wraps.

Readers snap up weekly's Olympics torch splash
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Special editions of last week’s North Devon Journal marking the arrival of the Olympic torch have reportedly sold-out in local agents and supermarkets.

The paper produced four wrap-around shots of the torch passing through local towns on its front pages, the first time it has published edition-specific wraps.

The Journal’s Chloe Hubbard, the former senior reporter who became editor in March, said: “We planned in advance where the photographers would be to ensure we had the perfect shot for each wrap.

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