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London2012: Doctor gets closure at Olympic Games

Flags outside the Basketball Arena, Olympic Park. Copyright the author 2012 A 7/7 doctor says they now have closure after the 7/7 bombings 7 years earlier. That’s really good to hear. Dr Hartle, one of 70,000 Games Makers volunteering in … Continue reading

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London2012: Telegraph rakes up the ‘Free Oyster Card’ Story

Well it sells newspapers I guess which of course are not FREE. I have a FREE Oyster Card like all Gamesmakers. Read Full Story

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London2012: The Main Press Centre Opens on the Olympic Park.

Extending over four floors and sporting a post office and dry cleaners to name but just two of the retail outlets, the Press Centre has opened on the Olympic Park. Many Gamesmakers will be based in the centre before and … Continue reading

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London2012: London Bomb Victim is Chosen for Parlympic Games

I know I’ve written on this before, then it is dear to my heart. Martine Wright, who lost both legs in the 7/7 London Bombings has definitely been named for the Paralympics Volley ball team for London2012. That has to … Continue reading

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London2012: Games Come In Under Budget. Hmm Let Me Think…

So Jeremy Hunt the Culture Secretary tells us the Games are under budget and LOCOG are to hand back nearly £500 million pounds. It’s taxpayers’ money so that is quite right. However, since there is so much cash still in … Continue reading

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London2012: Gamesmaker Drivers – Big Brother May Be Trailing You!

The coaches and VIP vehicles are being fitted with state-of-the-art technology to monitor vehicle systems and driving patterns for the Olympic vehicle fleets. Both coaches and other vehicles being utilised at London2012 are fitted with TraffiSafe and TraffiMech from Traffilog, … Continue reading

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London2012: Shame on LOCOG Charging for 7/7 Bomb Victims and Families to watch The Games

It’s a bad start to the day when the news is of LOCOG charging for the ‘free’ tickets for survivors and the families of the victims of the July 7th bombings in 2005. OK so they are not charging the … Continue reading

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London2012: New Zealand Olympic Committee Sends Heathrow Scouting Party!

It’s started then. The jibes about the country’s airports that is. This Olympic Committee member was quick off the mark to condemn Heathrow’s immigration control: ‘A member of the International Olympic Committee today branded Heathrow airport a “nightmare” after enduring … Continue reading

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London2012: New Meaning to a Green Olympic Games

Looks like the powers that be will have their work cut out to keep those ‘Beamas’ moving across the capital. However, they have had plenty of practice apparently! Transport Gamesmakers you are so lucky! Never happens when HD negotiates the … Continue reading

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