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Swim England Hertfordshire Synchro Championships 2019

Saturday 22nd June saw 78 athletes come together at Stevenage Swim Centre for the 2019 Herts Synchro Championship. This event was run in parallel with an East Region event, with many of the Herts athletes medalling at both events. Every synchro club in Herts was present which was great to see as the number of

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Chief executive Jane Nickerson on what Swim England is planning next as the country heads into a second national lockdown.

The Prime Minister’s latest coronavirus announcement was certainly inevitable… the impact of the statement nevertheless another huge blow to our sports, clubs, members, coaches and teachers. When Boris Johnson announced leisure facilities would shut once again as part of a month-long lockdown to help slow the spread of coronavirus, my overriding emotion was one of

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Swimmers urged to have say on format for 2021 British Masters Championships

Masters swimmers are being asked to put forward their views on what format the British Masters Championship should take in 2021. With coronavirus restrictions still covering large parts of the country, the Home Countries Masters Swimming Management Group has taken the ‘difficult decision’ that a ‘normal’ British Masters Championship will not be possible next year.

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Common sense has prevailed’ as leisure centres get green light to reopen

Swim England chief executive Jane Nickerson believes ‘common sense has prevailed’ after leisure centres and gyms in Merseyside were given the green light to reopen. The Government last week unveiled a three-tier system to help tackle the spread of coronavirus and the Liverpool region was the first to be placed under the very-high restrictions. Measures

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Hertfordshire Aquatics releases first drawings for 50m pool project

Hertfordshire Aquatics have released the first drawings for the 50m pool project that will take Swim England Hertfordshire into  the future. These early drawings give a good idea of what the centre will look like and how it will operate. The centre is being designed as a centre of excellence for swimming, water polo and

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