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    Lions Sponsored Swim

    Posted on March 27, 2020 by in News

    The Tadpoles took part in the Lions Sponsored Swim on Saturday 7th March and raised a superb £170.

    Those participating were:

    Tadpoles, Paul Thomas and Samantha Swindell readily assisted by the Helpers, Tim Petit, Helen Taylor, Andrew Morgan and Ros Disney plus extra swimmers Caitlin and Phoebe Markham.

    Paul and Helen take a rest

    Caitlin …

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  • CORONAVIRUS

    Posted on March 22, 2020 by in News

    After serious consideration, we have decided that the most sensible action to take regarding Thursday evenings is to suspend Tadpoles swimming sessions whilst the corona virus poses such a threat nationally.  We feel that this decision would mean members would not be put at risk, particularly those with pre-existing medical  conditions, bearing in mind that the Kings Centre …

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    Thank you DY-TECH

    Posted on February 5, 2020 by in News

    DY-Tech held a quiz recently and donated £200 to Tadpoles. Gareth Scourfield presented the cheque to Lauren White…

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    Christmas Fun Time

    Posted on January 8, 2020 by in News, Uncategorized

    Fun was had by all at the Christmas Party. This yearswe were entertained by two fantastic bands. The Cavendish House Guitar and choir group and also, the Wrinkly’s Ukulele Band. See all pictures in the gallery. …

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    Thank you Alison

    Posted on November 15, 2019 by in News

    Alison Gwynn competed in the Sussex Swimming Championship and won hatful of medals in her age group.

    This time however she donated a medal to each of our married Tadpoles, Joe and Polly Minogue. As you can see they were over the moon.

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    Christmas Party

    Posted on November 15, 2019 by in News, Uncategorized

    Our Christmas Party will be held on 6th December 2019 from 7pm to 9.30pm at The Pavilion Kings Centre (please note the later time for finishing)

    All are welcome Tadpoles – Volunteers – Friends and Family.

    As always, soft drinks will be provided but we would be grateful if you could donate a small plateof …

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    Tadpole Runners

    Posted on July 1, 2019 by in News

    Congratulations to Tadpoles Theresa and Derek Parkes together with Volunteer Norma James who regularly take part in the 5k Park Run at East Court East Grinstead which takes place every Saturday at 9.00am.

    If they get some bikes they can start training for the Triathlon.…

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    Tadpoles get the Lions Share

    Posted on May 22, 2019 by in News

    The area and local manager of MacDonalds, sponsors of the East Grinstead Lions annual sponsored swim, presented a cheque for £240 to Jenny Leigh (Hon. Treasurer) at the May Fair on May 6th. This was the total collected by the Tadpoles Swimming Club after the team’s fantastic effort in the recent sponsored swim. The Lions …

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    Lions Sponsored Swim

    Posted on April 2, 2019 by in News

    On Saturday March 9th, Tadpoles once again entered a team into the annual East Grinstead Lions’ Sponsored Swim event. Our team of four Tadpoles supported by 3 volunteers, achieved a magnificent total of 66 lengths in the 25 minutes they were allocated. This raised the sum of £250 in sponsorship money. Of this, 40% will …

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    We suppose it had to happen one day.

    Posted on February 11, 2019 by in News

    It was with great sadness that Tadpoles and volunteers said goodbye to Allan and Linda Rees and Doreen Powell. As founder members of The Tadpoles Swimming Club for the Disabled in 1982, they have dedicated their Thursday evenings to it for the past 37 years and have been key in building a very successful group …

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