A butcher in the Lake District says it is too early for them to tell whether the Olympics has brought any economic benefit.
It's owner says that the second quarter was a particularly tough one, which may have helped the third quarter's figures.
Residents in Gretna say they're not feeling any of the benefits of the latest economic growth.
The UK economy grew by 1% in the three months to September, pulling the UK out of recession.
But the residents said little has changed for them.
The Office of National Statistics says that one fifth of the economic growth in the service sector was driven by Olympic ticket sales.
The ONS reports that it is difficult to determine how much the Olympics contributed, but that hotels and catering services were also up by 0.2%.
The economy grew by 1% in the three months from July to September, driven partly by increases in production output and growth in the service sector.