Glasgow and the West
#citizenrelay visits the CILIPS conference and talks about the Torch Relay

#citizenrelay visits the CILIPS conference and talks about the Torch Relay

#citizenrelay’s Jennifer Jones took time out of following the Torch Relay to talk to delegates at the CILIPS conference in Dundee. She firstly caught up with Derek Reid, the CILIPS President who talked about the significance of the Torch for libraries. listen to ‘Peter Reid, president of #cilips talking about libraries as a torch in... continue reading
Duncanrig Radio puts in an OIympic Effort to report about the Games [guest blog]

Duncanrig Radio puts in an OIympic Effort to report about the Games [guest blog]

Pupils from Duncanrig Secondary School, in East Kilbride have been working hard to report a number of important stories surrounding the London 2012 Olympic Games, including the torch relay on their radio station for a number of partners, including BBC Scotland and a Creative Scotland funded project called Citizen Relay. Teacher and Duncanrig Radio co-ordinator... 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
Guest Post: Reflections from a Torch Bearer on their Olympic experience in Luss

Guest Post: Reflections from a Torch Bearer on their Olympic experience in Luss

The below post is cross-posted with permission from Ruth Leith, a torch bearer who ran with the torch in Luss yesterday. So today was one of the most surreal days of my life. I carried the Olympic Torch as part of the relay around the UK. Not something I do every Saturday. I don’t even... continue reading
Olympic Torch 2012, Dunlop and Rutherglen

Olympic Torch 2012, Dunlop and Rutherglen

Alan Hendry of Friday Film Production shares his thoughts with #citizenrelay on the Olympic Torch Relay in Dunlop and Rutherglen on Friday June 8th.     continue reading
A storify from Kelvingrove by #citizenrelay guest blogger Frances

A storify from Kelvingrove by #citizenrelay guest blogger Frances

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Interview with Glasgow torchbearer, James [audio]

Interview with Glasgow torchbearer, James [audio]

#citizenrelay partners, Duncanrig Radio, interview Glasgow torchbearer, James. Citizen relay interview with torchbearer, James by Radioduncanrig on Mixcloud continue reading
Interview w/ @Somewhereto_ volunteers at Custom House Quay

Interview w/ @Somewhereto_ volunteers at Custom House Quay

Interview with Somewhereto_ volunteers who were running an event at Custom House Quay, Glasgow to highlight the area as a space which needs regeneration.   continue reading
Storify: Day 3 - Glasgow to Inverness via Fort William

Storify: Day 3 – Glasgow to Inverness via Fort William

The Torch relay powered out of the central belt heading North, and the Citizen Relay bus was alongside – and occasionally in front of – the hoopla. Today’s Storify contains a fascinating blog by Ruth Leith – a torchbearer this morning in Luss – that gives a real insight into the confusion and energy at... 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. [&lt;a href=”http://storify.com/CarolFerries/olympic-torch-relay-kilmacolm-8th-june-2012-a-fami” target=”_blank”&gt;View the story “Olympic Torch Relay – Kilmacolm 8th June 2012 – A Family Day Out” on Storify&lt;/a&gt;] continue reading

The Torch passes through Port Glasgow [audio]

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Interview with Young Elly and Josh in Port Glasgow [audio]

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