As London welcomed the hosts of the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games (BOCOG) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to debrief the 2008 Games, the Technology departments seized the opportunity to transfer knowledge, share ideas and plan for future Games. As the world develops, technology becomes more fundamental to every aspect of planning and operating the greatest show on Earth, and with such huge responsibility we used three whole days of the week long debrief.
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The friendliest sheep in the UK? The answer (un-ratified by the National Farmers Union, I must point out) is at the end of this blog. But first I wanted to tell you about the engaging and inspirational day Nations and Regions Chair, Charles Allen and I had in Cumbria last week.
We were joined for the day by David Brooker, Director of Legacy at the Government Olympic Executive who chose a wonderful day to see first hand the bid promise to create 'a Games for everyone' being put into action.
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Last week the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) ran an public consultation art workshop at Hackney Wick Community Centre for local residents. The aim of the day was to look at potential creative ideas for the London 2012 Gardens.
The London 2012 Gardens will stretch for half a mile sitting between the Aquatics Centre and the Olympic Stadium. There will be over 250 species of plants, trees, meadows and herbs.
The Olympic Park during the Games:
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Great progess has taken place for London 2012 as Weymouth and Portland, the Sailing venue for the Games becomes the first venue to have been completed.
Watch this video to see the work that has taken place.
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