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Burned rowing club in line for £1m grant

Marlow Rowing Club
Marlow Rowing Club after the fire in 2011

The Marlow Rowing Club which was damaged by a fire in 2011 is to be rebuilt thanks to a one million pound grant from the National Lottery. Former member - Olympian Sir Steve Redgrave, will be there later to help celebrate the plans for a new state-of-the-art site for water sports.

Sir Steve Redgrave rowing with club rowers
Sir Steve Redgrave rowing with club rowers

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Redgrave's proudest moment

Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave carries the torch into the Olympic stadium Credit: Owen Humphreys/POOL/PA Wire
Redgrave passes the flame to the next generation of Olympians Credit: Owen Humphreys/POOL/PA Wire

Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave, who also carried the flame in Henley in Oxfordshire two weeks ago, passed the torch to seven young athletes. They then simultaneously lit 200 kettles that rose together to form a breathtaking cauldron in the centre of London's Olympic Stadium.

Fireworks at the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, London Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Torch 'kiss' as Olympic Flame is handed to Sir Steve

Rowing legend Sir Steve Redgrave receives the Olympic Torch in Henley-on-Thames as he's interviewed by the media Credit: Helen Burkhalter
Steve Redgrave
ir Steve Redgrave carrying the Olympic Flame on a boat on the River Thames on the Torch Relay leg between Wallingford and Henley on Thames Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
Steve Redgrave
Sir Steve Redgrave carrying the Olympic Flame on a boat on the River Thames on the Torch Relay leg between Wallingford and Henley on Thames. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

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