Carrick Olympic torch route revealed

Thousands of South Ayrshire residents will see the Olympic torch being carried right outside their front door, the London 2012 organisers revealed this week, with the village of Ballantrae becoming the first in Ayrshire to welcome the Olympic torch relay on Friday, June 8.

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) announced details of every South Ayrshire street along which the torch will be carried – with Main Street in Ballantrae taking in the first stretch.

Read more in this week’s Carrick Gazette.