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Why you don’t need to be swimming in cash to install a pool at home

By Colin Coates The heat is on. Those predictions about a boiling summer seem to be accurate – which is why the thought of diving into your own swimming pool after a sticky day at the office is increasingly appealing. … Continue reading

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Save our swimming pools, urge doctors

DOCTORS yesterday called on councils to stop closing local swimming pools and invest in community sports facilities. The British Medical Association has thrown its weight behind calls for an expansion of community sports provision in a bid to boost activity … Continue reading

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Design of Birmingham’s Olympic swimming pool revealed

These are the first architect’s images of Birmingham new £58 million Olympic standard swimming pool, water park and leisure centre. The centre, to be built on St Vincent Street, near the National Indoor Arena, will include a 50 metre pool … Continue reading

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New for 2009 Sol+Guard Solar Cover

The Most efficient pool solar cover available! Independent scientific testing by both Brighton & London Metropolitan Universities concluded that a Sol+Guard pool cover is significantly more effective than a conventional pool solar cover. Investing in a Sol+Guard pool cover will … Continue reading

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Kids wanted for coolest job in world

  Holiday company First Choice is searching for seven kids to advise it on what makes a swimming pool cool. Kids who fancy applying for what is being billed as the coolest “job” in the world must be able to … Continue reading

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Construction work begins on new 50-metre swimming pool

Leading construction firm Willmott Dixon is undertaking work on a new swimming pool for the University of Surrey. Willmott Dixon began excavating the 50-metre pool last month, which will form the focal point of the university’s new Sports Park complex. The … Continue reading

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The man paid to test swimming pool flumes around the world

A 29-year-old is paid to travel around the world in order to test holiday resort swimming pool flumes.     Tommy Lynch has travelled more than 27,000 miles to don his Speedos and try out the slides for holiday giant … Continue reading

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Birmingham Forges The Way Ahead

The first phase of plans to create a new network of swimming pools across Birmingham has been outlined in a council report. Phase one of the Swimming Pool Provision strategy, to be considered by Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet today, will … Continue reading

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Water works for joint pain

The benefits of hydrotherapy to sore muscles and stiff joints is immeasurable HYDROTHERAPY MEANS different things to different people. In the so-called wellness industry, luxuriating in swimming pools with hot and cold water jet sprays and jacuzzis is sometimes referred … Continue reading

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New Flexible Pool & Spa Pipe can finally Handle Chlorine!

 The Hi-Fitt® laboratories present Barrierflex CDS®, the first spiral hose for swimming pools and spas able to resist corrosion by chlorinated water. This exclusive product unites two patented technologies in just one hose: a rigid spiral covered by a Spiral … Continue reading

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