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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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    Xavier completes a length

    Posted on December 4, 2017 by in News

    XAVIER CONNOR KINGETT 30th November was a special Club Night for 13 year old Xav who swam 25 metres, a length of the pool, for the first time! This is a huge achievement for a very popular Tadpole who copes with a number of significant problems with enormous good humour. Xavier has been a regular […]

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    Charity Birthday

    Posted on November 24, 2017 by in News

    Tadpole Beryl Tolhurst celebrated a special birthday recently and asked her party guests not to buy presents (thank you) but donations to charity would be welcome. She raised the magnificent sum in excess of £700 for The Tadpoles and a similar amount for a cancer charity. Brilliant!!!! Thank you Beryl and thanks to all your family […]

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    Tadpoles Swim Champion

    Posted on November 13, 2017 by in News

    Huge congratulations to our volunteer, Alison Gwynn, who competed in the Swim England National Masters Championships at the end of October. She won gold in the 200m and 100m freestyle and silver in the 50m freestyle and 50m butterfly. Not only that – swimming with Mid Sussex Marlins in the 4 by 200m freestyle relay, the […]

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    U3A Choir sings for Tadpoles

    Posted on October 23, 2017 by in News

    The U3A Choir gave a concert earlier this year and raised £300.00, which they donated to Tadpoles in memory of Maggie Hunt who was our much loved secretary for many years. She was also a member of the U3A Choir, and is sadly missed by all of us.

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  • Thank you Sainsbury’s Customers

    Posted on July 28, 2017 by in News

      A huge thank you to all the customers and staff at Sainsbury’s East Grinstead for the magnificent sum of £3,371.76 raised for The Tadpoles as their local charity of the year. We are extremely grateful!

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  • Helpers Attend Course

    Posted on July 16, 2017 by in News

    On 17th June nine Tadpole Helpers attended a one day NASCH (National Association of Swimming Clubs for people with disabilities) Training Course for ‘In the water’ helpers. This included a morning of lectures and resuscitation practice followed by a practical session in the pool in the afternoon. It was a good day and all of […]

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  • East Grinstead and District Lions Sponsored Swim

    Posted on June 17, 2017 by in News

    Tadpoles entered a team into the East Grinstead and District Lions sponsored swim recently.  Everyone had a great time, and their sponsorship money will go to a fantastic local club, who are very supportive of us. A big thank you to all involved.

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  • Sackville Lodge Masons visit Tadpoles

    Posted on June 17, 2017 by in News

    On 6th April 2017 Sackville Lodge Masons visited Tadpoles at their Kings Centre venue Thank you to everyone at Sackville Lodge for your support and recent donation.  We hope you enjoyed your visit. Our Tadpoles were pleased to meet you, and we got some great photos of the cheques being presented. The money will be […]

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  • Tadpoles at Sainsburys

    Posted on June 17, 2017 by in News

    We are honoured to have been Local Charity of the Year at Sainsbury’s East Grinstead, you may well have seen our table and information stand in May, and had a chance to chat to our members. It was lovely for our volunteers to be able to meet so many people and raise awareness about our […]

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