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Rebecca Easton tells #citizenrelay what it was like to have the torch at Rockness.

Rebecca Easton tells #citizenrelay what it was like to have the torch at Rockness.

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#citizenrelay talks to Sophie and Adrian Main in Tomintoul prior to the torch.

#citizenrelay talks to Sophie and Adrian Main in Tomintoul prior to the torch.

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As we waited for the torch in Inverness…

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Glasgow Life volunteer speaks to #citizenrelay

Glasgow Life volunteer speaks to #citizenrelay

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Chatting to a #citizenrelay reporter...

Chatting to a #citizenrelay reporter…

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Cafe's in the West End, Glasgow, get involved in the torch relay.

Cafe’s in the West End, Glasgow, get involved in the torch relay.

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Torch inspiration spreads to Mini Olympics

Torch inspiration spreads to Mini Olympics

BY SEAN McGEE, citizen reporter. As the Olympic torch approaches Glasgow on its celebrated journey around Great Britain, there was another sporting celebration taking place in the Kelvin Hall that echoed the spirit of the Olympics. The FARE Mini-Olympics, incorporating 17 schools from the East End of Glasgow, is in its ninth year and this... continue reading
Is the torch taking the most sensible route?

Is the torch taking the most sensible route?

The Olympic torch will be arriving in Scotland on June 8 and will be stopping in over 100 locations. Everyone I have spoken to so far has been positive about the torch, everyone is excited and those who have the torch passing their street feel very lucky. In areas where the torch isn’t going people... continue reading
290 CHILDREN GATHER TO SEE TORCH IN TOMINTOUL

290 CHILDREN GATHER TO SEE TORCH IN TOMINTOUL

Over 290 school children will descend on Tomintoul for a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the Olympic Torch. The primary school, which has around 44 pupils, have invited seven others to join them in the celebrations – multiplying the amount of children in the village by almost seven. Glenlivet, Inveravon, Knockando, Newmill, Crossroads,... continue reading
Moray will not be left out of torch celebrations.

Moray will not be left out of torch celebrations.

The Olympic Torch route comes within 10 miles of 95% of the population of the UK, Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey – however Moray won’t let the remaining 5% be left out. Walk, Jog, Run Moray, the Moray Council and Creative Scotland have set up their own relay to take part in the celebrations... continue reading