Posts tagged "dundee"
Violet interviews Mark Beaumont round the world cyclist and torch carrier

Violet interviews Mark Beaumont round the world cyclist and torch carrier

Once again, Violet, our intrepid reporter gets a scoop. It’s Mark Beaumont, famous round the world cyclist and adventure documentary maker. Mark strode out in St Andrews this morning at 07.30 and also cycled across the Forth road bridge late afternoon. He just gets one torch I think! continue reading
Dundee Torch Bearers from the city centre to the Baxter Park celebrations

Dundee Torch Bearers from the city centre to the Baxter Park celebrations

See if you can spot the torch bearers we have previously interviewed. In the next few days we will go back to interview them again to get their experiences and feelings of being part of the torch relay. If you have any questions you’d like us to put to them, pop them in the comments... continue reading
#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
A view on the Torch Relay from the Mechanics Institute, Brechin

A view on the Torch Relay from the Mechanics Institute, Brechin

listen to ‘Jane Ferguson, committee member of the Mechanics institute #citizenrelay’ on Audioboo continue reading
Shanon Davis future Olympic hopeful and Dundee Torch Bearer

Shanon Davis future Olympic hopeful and Dundee Torch Bearer

Once again, Dundee reporter Violet gets a scoop. Here she is with Shanon Davis, a 15 year old skater. Shanon’s nomination story I have been a figure skater for 11 years and I’m on the GB Squad. I get up at 5am 4 mornings a week for training and then juggle school. I want to... continue reading
An interview with Michael Robb before he carries the torch in Dundee

An interview with Michael Robb before he carries the torch in Dundee

Dundee’s roving reporter Violet tracks down Michael Robb, an 18 year old torch bearer. Michael’s nomination story “Michael is involved in the organisation of charitable events at his school, Baldragon Academy. He has played a key part in raising significant amounts of money for a variety of good causes. Michael has been at the forefront... continue reading
Harris Academy Pupils look forward to the Olympic Torch Relay

Harris Academy Pupils look forward to the Olympic Torch Relay

Pupils from Dundee’s Harris Academy talk to #citizenrelay reporter Violetta Palak about their exciting plans for the Torch Relay and the Olympic Games themselves. 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

Where is the Olympic torch (and the #citizenrelay bus) on the 12th June?

Check out when the torch is passing through and why not get down to the passing points to capture the stories that aren’t told in the mainstream media. You can submit them here. 07:01 Aberdeen 08:56 Stonehaven  09:34 Marykirk 09:48 Hillside 09:58 Montrose 10:33 Brechin  11:29 Forfar  12:11 Meigle  12:22 Coupar Angus  12:36 Woodside  12:43 Burrelton 12:56 Balbeggie 13:07 Scone 13:29 Scone Palace 14:55 Perth 15:44 Abernethy 16:01 Newburgh 16:35 Cupar 17:20 Dairsie 17:28 Guardbridge... 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
Our #Dundee #citizenrelay team report on the Olympic 'effect' in the area [video]

Our #Dundee #citizenrelay team report on the Olympic ‘effect’ in the area [video]

continue reading
Selection of photos from all four #citizenrelay training days [gallery]

Selection of photos from all four #citizenrelay training days [gallery]

continue reading