Luke Castiglione has a summary of Thursday's top stories in the Meridian region.Read the full story ›
Kate Walsh, captain of the Team GB women’s hockey team, has been discharged from The Royal London Hospital and returned to the Olympic Village. It follows a successful operation on the Reading player's fractured jaw, sustained during Great Britain’s 4-0 victory over Japan on Sunday.
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The sound of bells ring out across the Meridian region in celebration of the Olympics. Tom Savvides has our round up.
The Reverend John Currin from St Andrew's church at Dibden Purlieu, near Southampton has dubbed his Olympic bell ringing event a resounding success!
Jeremy Hunt, the Culture Secretary and MP for South West Surrey dropped a real clanger during today's bell ringing ceremony.Read the full story ›
About 25 people joined in with the bell ringing at Christ Church at Milton-next Gravesend in Kent. It was part of the national ringing of bells at 08.12am for three minutes to herald the start of the Olympic Games.
Portsmouth Naval Base resounded to the sound of bells today to herald the start of the 2012 Olympics. Bells on two warships alongside the base – HMS Illustrious and HMS Edinburgh - plus ones on HMS Victory and at the entrance to Nelson Gate were rung for three minutes from 8.12am.
The event was part of the Cultural Olympiad project ‘All the Bells’ involving as many bells ringing simultaneously across the country on the first day of the Games, exactly 12 hours before the opening ceremony.