Posts tagged "torchbearer"
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
Interview with the family of Toby - one of the Olympic torchbearers [audio]

Interview with the family of Toby – one of the Olympic torchbearers [audio]

The #CitizenRelay bus stopped in Walkerburn where our team met Toby the torchbearer’s family! listen to ‘We stopped in Walkerburn where we met Toby the torchbearer’s family! #citizenrelay’ on Audioboo continue reading
Olympic torchbearer Julia Immonen interviewed after her run in Edinburgh

Olympic torchbearer Julia Immonen interviewed after her run in Edinburgh

#CitizenRelay reporter Jad Baaklini has interviewed the Olympic torchbearer Julia Immonen, just after she finished her run in the center of Edinburgh. continue reading
Interview with Ellie Wilson - a young torchbearer from Edinburgh

Interview with Ellie Wilson – a young torchbearer from Edinburgh

An interview with Ellie Wilson – Olympic torchbearer from Edinburgh, running today in Peebles. 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
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
Stonehaven welcomes the Olympic Flame

Stonehaven welcomes the Olympic Flame

From the hustle and bustle of Aberdeen, the Torch Relay proceeds to the smaller communities of Aberdeenshire on its way to Dundee.  The Torchbearers seem to be more comfortable to allow spectators to get closer to the action in these communities.   continue reading
Charlie Grant and the 'crowds' at Tomintoul [audio]

Charlie Grant and the ‘crowds’ at Tomintoul [audio]

Charlie Grant originally from the Braes of Glenlivet talks about the unprecedented number of people congregated in Tomintoul to watch the Olympic Flame pass through on the Torch Relay. listen to ‘Speaking with Charlie Grant from Tomintoul ’ on Audioboo continue reading
Tomintoul businesses welcome the Torch Relay to Moray

Tomintoul businesses welcome the Torch Relay to Moray

Diane talks about the way local businesses are benefitting from the Torch Relay travelling through the vilage continue reading
Moray Alternative Torch Relay reaches Dufftown

Moray Alternative Torch Relay reaches Dufftown

Because the Olympic Flame only ‘touches’ the edge of the Moray Council boundary on Monday 11th June, a local group, Walk, Jog, Run Moray has decided to get more people involved by running its own Torch Relay, with a replica Torch and a target to involve 2012 local people in carrying it around the towns... 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

[<a href=”http://storify.com/missuku/olympic-torch-lights-up-glasgow” target=”_blank”>View the story “Olympic Torch Lights Up Glasgow” on Storify</a>] continue reading