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Hollywood-style Olympic rings unveiled at Box Hill

Giant Olympic rings reminiscent of Hollywood’s famous sign have been unveiled in Surrey today (19 July). The huge structure on the side of the National Trust’s Box Hill will become “one of the most memorable icons of the Games” when Mark Cavendish’s bid for gold is beamed to millions of televisions across the world. Labelled … Continue reading

More than a thousand people take part in Olympic read in fairytale forest

A group of 1,400 children under five and their families saw the pages of their favourite books come to life in a fairytale forest setting yesterday (16 May) to mark London 2012’s UK Inspire Day. Surrey County Council organised The Big Read for Small Children event at the Forestry Commission’s Alice Holt Forest in Farnham, Surrey, to … Continue reading

Boris says Olympic road race will be one of the ‘greats’

London and Surrey will host one of the world’s greatest cycle road races according to Boris Johnson. Meeting up with Surrey County Council’s Denise Saliagopoulos, who is overseeing Surrey’s involvement in the Games, the Mayor of London praised Surrey County Council’s Olympic preparations. Mr Johnson said: “I think Surrey is doing a great job of … Continue reading

Olympic Inspire mark for child communication project

An innovative project helping children develop their communication skills has been awarded an Inspire mark by Olympic and Paralympic Games organisers. The Every Child a Talker Communication Decathlon, run by Surrey County Council, is available to more than 2,000 nurseries, playgroups, childminders and other children’s groups across the county to help youngsters under five years … Continue reading

County council welcomes £3 million Olympic tourism boost

Following Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that £3 million from the national Olympic budget will be used to boost domestic tourism in 2012 and beyond, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services and the 2012 Games Denise Saliagopoulos said: “I welcome Jeremy Hunt’s announcement the Government will be investing £3 million to boost tourism … Continue reading

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