London 2012 sailing events in Weymouth & Portland
Summary: Get on board! Team Dorset is all about helping Dorset benefit from hosting the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Weymouth & Portland and leaving a real significant legacy. What we do together before, during and beyond 2012 will shape our future. The run up to 2012 are undeniably dynamic times for Dorset - at Team Dorset we want life in our County to improve and progress for years to come. The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are a ‘once-in-a-life-time' opportunity to boost improvement and change.
Hear Paul Lonsdale, deputy principle of Weymouth College, talk about all the exciting initiatives that are being developed to generate enthusiasm for the 2012 Games
Listen to Brian Shaw, Castle Cove Sailing Club and Craig Womble, Deputy Manager Volunteer Centre Dorset talk about the benefits of working as a volunteer and how to get involved in volunteer work for the 2012 Games.
Listen to Mickey Jones discuss how the Weymouth & Portland business community will benefit from a better communication super highway before, during and post the 2012 Games.
Listen to Paul Leivers, Head of Cultural Services discuss how the Dorset Strategic Partnership is working together to impove the quality of life in Dorset through embracing culture.
Listen to Ian Jolliffe talking about how Sunseeker International has changed the local employment landscape on the island of Portland along with his vision of an Olympic legacy.
Listen to Dr. Holly Henderson, Event Management Lecturer at Bournemouth University and her 'Class of 2012' discussing how their studies are integrating with the preparations for the Olympics.
Listen to Jeremy Pope talk about his vision for and realisation of the main hub for the 2012 sailing event, Osprey Quay and the changes that he has seen and experienced during his life in Dorset.
Listen to the inspiring Jan Watson, Director of Specialism at Queen Elizabeth School, talk about the impact the 2012 Games has had on the way that subjects are taught at this specialist sports college.
This podcast explores the changing food landscape in the Weymouth and Portland area with an interview with master baker, Aidan Chapman. Aidan left the bright lights of London to set up a real artisan bakery in Weymouth. Here is his story...
Listen to Adam Greaves talk about his journey from complete land lubber to skilled dinghy sailer and local 2012 Olympic representative. Adam's story starts with a taster course in sailing and follows his dreams to become a 2016 Olympian.