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    Fantastic fantasy

    Posted on July 27, 2018 by in News

    Ross Everix organised a fantasy football league and part of the prize pot was allocated to charity. The season’s winner was Gareth Scourfield, who chose  to donate the charity pot to Tadpoles. Thank you Gareth and Ross – we were delighted to welcome you both to our Club night.   Gareth is a long time supporter…No Comments. Continue Reading...
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    Thank you Robert and family

    Posted on July 4, 2018 by in News

    At the end of May we were pleased to welcome Robert Everett to our club evening. He presented us with a cheque for money raised by the members of his running club which is very much appreciated.

    Robert is the son of the late Bob Everett who was a very special Tadpole. Robert’s Mum Barbara …

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    Lions are Tops

    Posted on July 4, 2018 by in News

    The Tadpoles Swimming Club for the Disabled was very pleased to welcome members of East Grinstead and District Lions to a recent Club night. The Lions, together with Soroptimist International East Grinstead, have very generously sponsored t-bag swimming tops for our swimmers and volunteers to keep them warm in the water.

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    Golden Star – AGAIN and again and…………

    Posted on July 4, 2018 by in News

     

    Our helper Alison Gwynn, (also known as our champion masters swimmer!) competed in the British Masters Championships in June and achieved the following fantastic results in her age group –   Gold in the 50m freestyle Gold in the 100m freestyle Gold in the 200m freestyle Gold in the 400m freestyle Gold in the 4…No Comments. Continue Reading...
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    Happy Birthday Polly

    Posted on April 30, 2018 by in News

    Congratulations to Tadpole Polly Minogue who celebrated her 30th birthday in style this month. Polly is a regular swimmer with us on Thursdays since joining the Club in 2016.…

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    Enjoy your new home Judith

    Posted on March 23, 2018 by in News

    Judith Smith has been coming to Tadpoles for many years and is a popular member of the Club. Over the last few months she has had some health problems and after a long spell in hospital she is now settled in a nursing home in Horsham. Her Mum says she is very happy in her …

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  • Anthony keeps swimming

    Posted on January 23, 2018 by in News

    Anthony joined the Tadpoles in the mid 1980s and it was here under Syd Martin’s and Allan Rees’s instruction that he learned to swim properly. Not only did he much enjoy the sessions but they helped him to strengthen back and arm muscles and his leg and arm co-ordination.

    Anthony is an avid supporter of …

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  • Generation Tadpole

    Posted on January 18, 2018 by in News

    We are delighted to welcome a new volunteer, Holly Martin, who is the granddaughter of Syd Martin. Syd was involved in all aspects of swimming in East Grinstead and was instrumental in setting up The Tadpoles Swimming Club, in 1982. …

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    2017 Christmas Party

    Posted on December 17, 2017 by in News

    Four of our Tadpole volunteers celebrated their 35th Tadpoles Christmas Party this year! Doreen Powell, Maureen Saunders and Allan and Linda Rees were all founder members of the Tadpoles Swimming Club in 1982 and are all still very active members of the Club.

    Please click here for more Christmas Party photos.

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    Sainsbury’s keep on giving

    Posted on December 4, 2017 by in News

    Sainsbury’s East Grinstead have presented us with a further donation of £2,171.31 from the profit on sales of 5p carrier bags during the year of our charity support.

    This was a wonderful surprise and brings the total donation from this event to over £5,500. Amazing!!!!…

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