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To mark the first anniversary since the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today (29 August) announced that the UK will be involved in all future Paralympic Games Torch Relays starting as soon as next March, in recognition that Stoke Mandeville, in Buckinghamshire is the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement. The announcement came on the same day IPC President Sir Philip Craven was at Stoke Mandeville to unveil a giant five metre high Agitos - the Paralympic Movement’s symbol - that has been permanently installed at Stoke Mandeville hospital to mark its role in the origins of the Paralympic Movement.  ...more
A nationwide grassroots campaign to capture the once in a lifetime opportunity of hosting the Olympic Games in the UK will see 5,000 events happen across the UK as part of building the sporting and volunteering legacy from London 2012. The campaign will mark the first national sporting weekend of its kind to be put on by a host country in the immediate afterglow of the Games. Backed by Team GB medal winners past and present, HRH the Duke of Cambridge as well as UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, MP and London 2012 Chairman, Lord Coe KBE. ‘Join In Local Sport’ is an independent charity funded by government with the specific aim of getting as many people as possible to turn up, take part and join in at their local sports facilities on 18th / 19th August - the first weekend after the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games. Sport clubs and communities across the UK have been preparing for the unprecedented enthusiasm for sport that they always knew hosting the Games in the UK would generate. The ‘Join In’ weekend is designed to help capture the spirit of the Games and bring it back to the place it begins for all great champions - their local sports facilities. Enabling clubs to convert this once in a lifetime wave of interest into help, support and membership from their local community. To find out what events are happening near you, simply go to the Join In website –  ...more
On 28th August, the London 2012 Paralympic Torch Relay will commence from Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Birthplace of the Paralympic Movement. At 8pm, after the lighting ceremony, the Torch will leave the stadium and travel through Aylesbury, Weston Turville and Aston Clinton in Buckinghamshire on the start of its historic 24-hour journey to the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games the following day in London. The streets along which the Paralympic Flame will be carried during the Torch Relay can be viewed in full at The map gives street-by-street details and estimated start times for when the Paralympic Flame will travel through Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and London. South East residents are encouraged to get involved and go the extra mile to line the streets and share in the excitement of the event as well as celebrate the achievements of the inspirational torchbearers.  ...more
Celebratory flames from across Great Britain & Northern Ireland will combine at Stoke Mandeville Stadium as part of Paralympic Flame Festival before beginning a 24 hour Paralympic Flame journey to the Stratford and the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.  ...more
Your Games, your business - Holiday Inn Aylesbury, 28th July 2011, 9am – 1pm Discover how you can win new customers from The London2012 Games at ‘Your Games, your business’, a free event for businesses in the South East.  ...more
Volunteers will make the Games happen, so we call them London 2012 Games Makers. You've had the summer to find out if you've got what it takes – and now you can apply to be a London 2012 Games Maker!  ...more
The mascots for the London 2012 Games have been unveiled and have a very special connection with Buckinghamshire. On May 19th the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) unveiled its Olympic Mascot, Wenlock and Paralympic Mascot, Mandeville - named after Stoke Mandeville in Buckinghamshire, the birthplace of the Paralympic movement. Britain's most decorated Paralympian Dame Tanni Grey Thompson and LOCOG Director of Paralympic Integration Chris Holmes visited Stoke Mandeville Stadium to support the national launch and reveal the inspiration behind the mascots.  ...more
Buckinghamshire will play an important role in helping deliver the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Eton College Rowing Centre at Dorney Lake will be the host venue for the rowing, sprint-canoeing and adaptive rowing competitions for the Games.  ...more
Many Buckinghamshire athletes are currently striving to achieve their ultimate goal of representing their country in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Listed here is our initial selection of athletes with Buckinghamshire connections who we believe have a great chance of representing Great Britain on home soil in 2012.  ...more

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