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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 musical interlude in Berwick as the Torch Relay enters England

A musical interlude in Berwick as the Torch Relay enters England

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With Rebecca from @somewhereto_sct who arrange @pulpfiction_ed for #citizenrelay [audio]

With Rebecca from @somewhereto_sct who arrange @pulpfiction_ed for #citizenrelay [audio]

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UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

Nine students and graduates from the BA (Hons) Sports Journalism degree at the University of the West of Scotland were in Ayrhsire on Friday as the Olympic torch arrived in Scotland. Split into three teams, they produced five videos on the flame’s journey from Maybole to Alloway then onto Kilmarnock. They were also aided by... continue reading
Anita [Neet] Neilson, UWS Lecturer tells her Torchbearer story

Anita [Neet] Neilson, UWS Lecturer tells her Torchbearer story

Anita [Neet] Neilson Olympic Torchbearer 9th June 2012 Glasgow tells #citizenrelay the story of the day in her own words (and images) When Julie Thomson, a colleague and very close friend, said she had nominated me to be an Olympic Torchbearer I felt really honoured that she thought me worthy but didn’t expect to get picked... continue reading
Maybole youngsters report on seeing the Olympic flame

Maybole youngsters report on seeing the Olympic flame

St Cuthbert’s Primary School pupils took to the streets with notebooks, pens and their cameras to capture the historic arrival of the Olympic torch.   The news day was the culmination of a month-long project with UWS Journalism Lecturer Elizabeth McLaughlin and her Sports Journalism students.   The pupils took note and interviewed people for... continue reading
Dundee Rep Theatre prepares to perform at Torch Relay

Dundee Rep Theatre prepares to perform at Torch Relay

Violetta Palak interviews Dawn Hartley from Dundee REP theatre about the innovative performance they have planned for when the Olympic Torch Relay arrives in Dundee. continue reading
Interview with @dgmcgillivray as we drove from Shawlands to Sauchiehall Street [video]

Interview with @dgmcgillivray as we drove from Shawlands to Sauchiehall Street [video]

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Gary Nelson speaks to David @dgmcgillivray, #citizenrelay coordinator [audio]

Gary Nelson speaks to David @dgmcgillivray, #citizenrelay coordinator [audio]

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An Interview with Sonic at the Ayr Torch Relay [audio]

An Interview with Sonic at the Ayr Torch Relay [audio]

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Quick interview with Leonie Bell, 2012 Creative Programmer. [audio]

Quick interview with Leonie Bell, 2012 Creative Programmer. [audio]

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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