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Heather Mills tries to keep £1 million pool by saying fire brigade can use it

Heather Mills has launched a bid to keep her £1 million swimming pool, which she built without planning permission, by saying the fire brigade can use it to put out blazes in her village.   Sir Paul McCartney’s ex-wife, 40, … Continue reading

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‘Londoners won’t have more public swimming pools by 2012’

Olympics chiefs’ plans for the sporting legacy of the 2012 Games took a blow today as the provision of public swimming pools in London was revealed. An unprecedented audit of facilities by the London Assembly shows that after decades of … Continue reading

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Olympic team to design Plymouth Life Centre

THE Life Centre in Plymouth will be designed by the team that built the iconic “Water Cube” aquatics centre, pictured, for the Beijing Olympics. And top British architect Will Alsop will also have a hand in the project, The Herald … Continue reading

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Weather Forcast for week Commencing 1st September

Swimming Weather? – Not likely Low pressure dominates the week. Monday sees wind and some heavy rain sweeping across the southern half of the UK. With sunny spells and scattered heavy showers further north, eastern Scotland will see some more … Continue reading

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UK POOL STORE HELPS HEROES

Earlier this year we had a request from a serving member of the Armed forces to enquire if there was the possibility of supplying F.O.C a Swimming Pool for an operational base in Basra, Iraq!   Not our usual enquiry … Continue reading

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Weather Forcast for week Commencing 25th August

A generally good week – Swimming weather is back Starting the week with a Bank Holiday is not a great way to guarantee dry weather, but actually for southern parts of the UK it looks as if the influence of … Continue reading

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Free Swimming for the under 16’s & Over 60’s – Finally!

Pensioners and children in Corby could soon be entitled to free swimming. The international-sized swimming pool at Westcott Way could adopt a scheme of free-entry for under-16s and over-60s after councillors agreed to apply for Government funding from a pot … Continue reading

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Rebecca Who? – Well that’s all changed now!

On Monday she became the first woman to win a British swimming gold for 48 years. On Saturday she became the first British swimmer to win two golds at the same Games for 100 years (the last was Henry Taylor … Continue reading

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Weather Forcast for week Commencing 18th August

Swimming Weather ?- Can’t say that it is A deep area of low pressure to the southwest of Ireland will slowly track north-eastwards to lie over southwest Norway by Wednesday. From Thursday onwards, the likelihood is that another, shallower feature … Continue reading

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Weather Forcast for week Commencing 11th August

Back to the good old British Summer Showers or longer spells of rain will dominate all parts as an area of low pressure drifts from west of Ireland to the northern North Sea. By the second half of the week, … Continue reading

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