On 19 May, the Olympic Flame set off on an epic whistle-stop tour of the UK for the Torch Relay - celebrating the 2012 Summer Olympics. And here are some pictures showing the Olympic Flame as it passed through towns and cities in Northern division during the Torch Relay.
On 19 May, the Olympic Flame set off on an epic whistle-stop tour of the UK for the Torch Relay - celebrating the 2012 Summer Olympics. And here are some pictures showing the Torch as it passed through Glasgow.
More than 150 people lined the streets of Cradley Heath, West Midlands, on Friday morning to ring their bells to herald the beginning of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The successful celebration in Cradley Heath was organised by Major Elizabeth Hancock and Matthew Griffiths, from Cradley Heath Salvation Army, who invited local residents in the Halesowen and Sandwell area to take part.
We caught up Major Graham Carey, who will be proudly representing The Salvation Army and the Christian faith as sports chaplain at the Olympic Village, during the Olympics and Paralympic Games.
Visitors to the UK arriving at Heathrow for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics will receive a uniquely British welcome from The Salvation Army from Monday 23 July.