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Amy Williams returns for bus parade



Amy Williams with her gold medal
Amy won gold in the women's skeleton event

Women's skeleton Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams is to take part in an open-top bus parade through Bath.

She is the first individual gold medal winner at the winter games since Bristol's Robin Cousins, 30 years ago.

The parade takes place on Wednesday, 3 March 2010 and will start from Hayesfield Upper School at 1.30pm, finishing at the Guildhall at 2.15.

The bus parade will give Bath residents a chance to see the Olympian and welcome her home.

Map of the route Amy Williams' bus will take

The route in full will be:

  • Start at Hayesfield Upper School to Brougham Hayes into Pinesway and on to Midland Bridge Road
  • Then Charles Street and Chapel Row to enter Queen Square to Gay Street
  • George Street to Milsom Street then New Bond Street into Northgate
  • Loop around the Guildhall: incorporating Bridge Street, Grand Parade, Orange Grove, High Street and Bridge Street

Orange Grove will be closed to traffic for approximately 15 minutes while the bus passes along it.

The parade will feature here on the website with pictures and video being posted throughout Wednesday.

You will also be able to listen to it live on BBC Radio Bristol while BBC Points West will have full coverage on BBC One at 6.30pm.




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