Gala Dates for Diaries

N&D Championships, Sunderland 2-3rd Feb and 9-10th Feb, Derwentside Development Meet 2-3rd March, N&D Team Championships, Sunderland 9th March, Sunderland National Qualifier, Sunderland 22-24 March, Tynedale Gala 7th April, South Tyneside Gala, South Shields 27-28th April, Senior NERs, Sheffield 4-5th May, Age Group NERs, Leeds 11-12th May and 25-26th May, Wear Valley Gala, Bishop Auckland... Continue Reading →

Swimming from Northumberland to the Nationals

Head Coach at Tynedale Swimming Club and Head of Swimming for Active Northumberland, Mark Seymour with Maddy Duffy following the 200 Breast Stroke. From the age of four, Maddy progressed through the Wentworth swim stages 1-10 then joined Tynedale Swimming Club at the Wentworth with Mark as her coach ......achieving her first national medal age... Continue Reading →

World champion’s life-saving message

A HEXHAM teenager marked five years since a life-saving transplant by setting three world records in the pool. And Alicia Armstrong (16), who this week returned from the World Transplant Games in Spain with four gold and two silver medals in swimming, is taking the opportunity to promote the importance of organ donation. Back in... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Megan, Christian and Maddy

Huge congratulations to three of our young members who as part of the Swim England Performance Pathway for 2017/2018 have been selected for the following: Megan Coldwell for the Northumberland & Durham County Development Programme Camps. Christian Ryan for the North East Region Development Programme Camps. Madeleine Duffy for the Swim England National Development Programme & County... Continue Reading →

Grace is back with a splash!

JUST months after major spinal surgery, a Hexham swimmer was back on the gold trail. And Tynedale Swimming Club member Grace Courtney’s (14) determination to get back in the water after an operation to insert metal rods in her back saw her return from the British Blind Sport National Youth Gala with three gold medals,... Continue Reading →

Young swimmers put little Tynedale on map

THE ripple caused by young swimmers from Tynedale have been felt further afield. For members of Tynedale Swimming Club have done the club proud outside the district, the small Hexham-based club enjoying numerous successes in recent weeks. Hot prospect David Cumberlidge again led the way, and he will again represent British Swimming in the World... Continue Reading →

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