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2012 Lives

2012 Olympics Diaries

With the Olympic Games coming to London, Britain is spending billions of pounds preparing for the greatest show on earth.

Regular contributors have been working with BBC London to chart the huge changes taking place around the main olympic village since London won the Olympic bid.

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26 Jan 2007
BUSINESS AS USUAL
Mitchell and Jemma Green
1.55 mins
Mitchell and Jemma own Tyrone Textiles which was based in Stratford before the olympics.



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26 Jan 2007
OMAR
Omar Karim
3.51 mins
Omar is a young artist who finds inspiration in the urban landscape of East London.



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26 Jan 2007
STRATFORD WALK
Len Banister
2.00 mins
Since olympic building work began Len's noticed a number of Stratford canal towpaths have been closed.




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07 Jul 2007
SCHOOL PREPARATIONS
Richard Saunders
2.21 mins
Carpenters Primary has been chronicling how preparations for the 2012 Games have been affecting their school.



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15 May 2008
OLYMPIC WHAT?
Omar Karim
1.30 mins
Young artist Omar fears olympic regeneration will not benefit Stratford's communities.




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26 Jan 2007
CARPENTERS PRIMARY SCHOOL
Glen White
2.01 mins
Life at Carpenters Primary School in Stratford has changed since 2012 building work began.




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19 Sept 2007
GOODBYE STRATFORD
Mitchell and Jemma Green
1.44 mins
It's a sad time for the Greens as the construction for the 2012 games forces their family business to bid goodbye to Stratford.



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19 Sept 2007
A ROOM WITH A VIEW
Richard Saunders
2.00 mins
Children from Carpenters Primary in Stratford get a birdseye view of the developing Olympic Site right next to their School.



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01 Sept 2007
SCHOOL ATHLETICS
Richard Saunders
4.05 mins
Richard Saunders is hoping an athletics tournament can inspire some of his pupils to become future olympians.


 



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