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Tag Archive: 2012

A level playing field – access for all

, September 4, 2012 — Sport

In a summer that has seen the public enthralled by the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the Chair of Level Playing Field explains why equal access to sports stadia and arenas is essential in establishing true inclusion for disabled sports fans.

Snapping by the sea

Clive Mason

, September 3, 2012 —

Photographer with the International Olympic Committee’s official photo agency

Clive Mason, a photographer with the International Olympic Committee’s official photo agency, Getty Images, gives us the lowdown on photojournalism on the waves during the Olympic Sailing events at Weymouth and Portland.

A summer of sailing

John Tweed

, August 15, 2012 — Sport

Chief Executive of Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy

John Tweed, Chief Executive of Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy , shares his thoughts on the Olympic sailing events held on our beautiful World Heritage Coast and looks ahead to Team GB’s Paralympians taking up the sails in Weymouth & Portland in two weeks’ time.

The wonderful Weymouthian welcome

Bob Neill

, August 10, 2012 — Culture

Olympics Legacy and Growth Minister

Olympics Legacy and Growth Minister Bob Neill takes up the blogging reins today, to tell us about his experience visiting beautiful Weymouth on the South Coast – and how the sporting legacy is already in action…

Ben Ainslie Sunday

Julia Smith

, August 6, 2012 — Sport

Weymouth and Portland are hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events this summer – and lots of other activities. Julia Smith, from our roving press team, keeps us up to date with the sporting highlights on the south coast.

Trigger happy

Helena Markovic

, August 4, 2012 —

Office staff Magazine Inside Track

Helena Markovic, editor of Home Office staff magazine Inside Track, finds out it’s a barrel of laughs at the Olympic shooting events as she rubs shoulders with Olympic medalists and sees Team GB shoot gold.

Sand, sea and sailing

Julia Smith

, August 2, 2012 — Culture

Weymouth and Portland are hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events this summer – and lots more besides. Julia Smith, from our Dorset team, gives us the lowdown on a glorious summer by the sea.