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Torch Bearer Story from Peebles: Ellie Wilson

Torch Bearer Story from Peebles: Ellie Wilson

Hi, I’m Ellie and this is my story of my amazing experience as an Olympic torchbearer. I was lucky enough to be nominated and selected by Coca-cola because I coach a mini handball team, play handball for the Scottish Youth Team and have also raised money for the Marie curie in memory of my Granny... 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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Talking to kids in Selkirk about their reaction to the torch [audio]

Talking to kids in Selkirk about their reaction to the torch [audio]

Talking to kids in Selkirk about their reaction to the torch. listen to ‘Talking to kids in Selkirk about their reaction to the torch. #citizenrelay’ on Audioboo continue reading
Live report from Edinburgh Castle celebrations on the 13th June [audio]

Live report from Edinburgh Castle celebrations on the 13th June [audio]

Edinburgh reporter Yutsil Martinez captures the emotions during the Edinburgh Castle celebrations just a few minutes before the Olympic flame arrives at the scene. listen to ‘Edinburgh castle report’ on Audioboo continue reading
Interview with Gordon Howells from Bruntsfield, Edinburgh [audio]

Interview with Gordon Howells from Bruntsfield, Edinburgh [audio]

Interview with Gordon Howells, a local resident of the Bruntsfield area of Edinburgh, minutes before the Olympic torch passes by his home. listen to ‘Interview with Gordon Howells, Bruntsfield, Edinburgh’ on Audioboo continue reading
Torch relay atmosphere on the Royal Mile and in front of Edinburgh Castle

Torch relay atmosphere on the Royal Mile and in front of Edinburgh Castle

The Olympic torch relay has passed through Edinburgh on the 13th of June and the #CitizenRelay reporters have caught the atmosphere on the Royal Mile a few hours before the celebrations. A big concert was planned for the night to celebrate the torch relay in front of Edinburgh Castle and our reporters were there to... continue reading
#citizenrelay: Day 7 – St. Andrews to Edinburgh

#citizenrelay: Day 7 – St. Andrews to Edinburgh

Another busy day on Citizen Relay - today the torch covered a very populous area and ended up in the capital. Lots of fantastic content has been produced today by all of our reporters, and this Storify represents only a slice of that. Please explore the hashtags and citizenrelay.net for more! continue reading
Interview with spectator in Cumbernauld [audio]

Interview with spectator in Cumbernauld [audio]

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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
Martin Myers tells his Torchbearer story

Martin Myers tells his Torchbearer story

  Olympic Torchbearer Martin Myers tells #citizenrelay how carrying the Torch has helped him put his life to better use following the death of his father in 2008.  Martin talks about how his early start in Clydebank on Saturday 9th June was worth it in the end because his family were in attendance, the interaction with... continue reading
Evening reflections on day 6

Evening reflections on day 6

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South Lanarkshire TV reports the Olympic Torch in Rutherglen

South Lanarkshire TV reports the Olympic Torch in Rutherglen

A perspective from South Lanarkshire TV on the Olympic Torch Relay as it arrived in Rutherglen.   continue reading