Thousands of staff and volunteers are beginning training for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
15,000 'clyde-siders' including many from Cumbria and Southern Scotland are volunteering at the Games.
The first step of their training begins over this weekend at one of Scotland's biggest mass orientation events and they will also get a first glimpse of their uniforms at the Emirates Arena.
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