NX0660 : Olympic Torch 2012 in Stranraer (16)

near to Stranraer, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Olympic Torch 2012 in Stranraer (16)
Olympic Torch 2012 in Stranraer (16)
No sooner than arrived on Charlotte Street in Stranraer LinkExternal link the torch passes by me and it's on its way to Port Rodie and Cairnryan. A fleeting moment of history.
Olympic Torch Relay 2012
The Olympic Torch arrived on the 7th June 2012 at Cairnryan in readiness for first footing in Scotland and the start of the relay from Castle Square, Stranraer at the crack of dawn on the 8th June 2012. Prior to the torch starting its Scottish journey a large entourage of sponsorís vehicles, police out riders and support vehicles passed down Charlotte Street followed then by Soldier Ross McClelland at 6.00am who was the first person to run with the torch on Scottish soil.
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2012
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Friday, 8 June, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 8 June, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 0616 6086 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.2844N 5:1.4998W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 0613 6086
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