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Primary 6 pupil reports from Maybole

Primary 6 pupil reports from Maybole

St Cuthbert’s Primary 6 pupil Toni McLaughlin met up with Jim Montgomerie, a charity runner known as the “Running Kilt” who was one of the lucky ones to carry the Olympic Flame through the streets of Maybole. Toni was one of the citizen sports journalists on the day and was taught by the UWS Sports... continue reading
A view from Kilmacolm with Carol

A view from Kilmacolm with Carol

Carol Ferries, from UWS provides a great roundup of her day at Kilmacolm to see the Olympic flame arrive. [<a href=”http://storify.com/CarolFerries/olympic-torch-relay-kilmacolm-8th-june-2012-a-fami” target=”_blank”>View the story “Olympic Torch Relay – Kilmacolm 8th June 2012 – A Family Day Out” on Storify</a>] continue reading
The Olympic Rings are ready on the Mound

The Olympic Rings are ready on the Mound

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Mike interviews the Giffnock library staff who hosted our community media centre today [audio]

Mike interviews the Giffnock library staff who hosted our community media centre today [audio]

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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
Round up of Day 1 of #citizenrelay on the road: media passes, on air and very wet!

Round up of Day 1 of #citizenrelay on the road: media passes, on air and very wet!

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#citizenrelay beat the mainstream media to broadcasting the Olympic torch in Scotland

#citizenrelay beat the mainstream media to broadcasting the Olympic torch in Scotland

The torch has arrived in Scotland. Technically, it runs tomorrow. But #citizenrelay got access to the moment the torch arrived in Scotland. In is hoofing rain. Here is a short clip of the mainstream media getting their shot – which was livestreamed before the BBC even had a chance to ask their questions. Power to... continue reading
Ayrshire school children become Olympic reporters

Ayrshire school children become Olympic reporters

CHILDREN from a school in Maybole have been learning how to be reporters in time for the Olympic Torch Relay visit to their town on Friday. The primary 5, 6 and 7 pupils from St Cuthbert’s Primary have received some lessons in journalism from UWS Senior Lecturer Elizabeth McLaughlin. Elizabeth, Programme Leader for the BA... continue reading
PRINT YOUR OWN #CITIZENRELAY MEDIA PASS

PRINT YOUR OWN #CITIZENRELAY MEDIA PASS

CITIZENRELAYMEDIAPASS Want to report on the torch? Have a lanyard and a pocket for a media pass? Print this and wear it. Done. continue reading
Inspirational stories from Dundee

Inspirational stories from Dundee

Violet and Anne, our #citizenrelay reporters in the Dundee area caught up with two inspirational local men who are due to carry the Torch in Dundee during the Torch Relay on 12th June. The first interview was conducted with Ronald McIntosh, a double amputee. The second interviewee was with Andrew Coogan, a 95 year old... continue reading
It's two weeks to go: Time for an update from @dgmcgillivray and @jennifermjones

It’s two weeks to go: Time for an update from @dgmcgillivray and @jennifermjones

A lot has happened in the last week, momentum is picking up now the torch is on UK soil and we are seeing reporters from all around the country start to upload their content to the #citizenrelay site. Back at #citizenrelay HQ, we decided to reflect on the last week and towards the next two... continue reading
#citizenrelay partner Radio Duncanrig interviews local Torchbearers

#citizenrelay partner Radio Duncanrig interviews local Torchbearers

Here is an interview conducted by pupils at Duncanrig School with Olympic torch bearer, Mary Finlay and her husband, John continue reading