Industrial action to go-ahead

Workers at South West Trains have confirmed they will take industrial action during the Olympics, as revealed last week on ITV Meridian.

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RMT action over Olympics

Members of the RMT union on South West Trains have voted to take industrial action short of a strike in a row over an Olympic bonus.

Nepalese Olympic athletes train in Canterbury

Olympians arrive in Kent

Olympic teams from across the globe have begun to arrive in Kent and are settling in to their training regimes.

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Meridian's Paralympians named

Seven people from the Meridian region have been selected by ParalympicsGB for the athletics squad for London 2012.

Paul Blake (T36 400m/800m) from Dorchester, Dorset, Stephen Osborne (T51 100m) from Longfield, Kent and Rob Womack (F55 shot putt) from Southend-on-Sea have been chosen for the men's team.

The women are Olivia Breen (T38 100m/200m/4x100m relay) from Liphook, Hampshire and Maxine Moore (F32 Club Throw) from Weymouth, Dorset.

Sophia Warner (T35 100m/200m/4x100m relay) from Hove, East Sussex and Bethy Woodward (T37 200m/4X100m relay) from Ferndown, Dorset have also been selected.

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