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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