Entries by Sarah Small

North East Juniors set for tough European test

A team of 37 young athletes will compete at the LEN European Junior Championships this week in what, for many, will be the first time they have flown the Union flag in international waters. Layla Black, Ciara Schlosshan and Leah Crisp (City of Leeds), Lily Boseley (City of Sheffield), Harry Devlin (York City Baths), Nicholas […]

North East Swim Safe Sessions 2017

June 26th 2017 This summer, Swim Safe is once again offering FREE outdoor swimming and water safety sessions for children aged 7-14 throughout August. Public and school sessions are in 20 coastal and inland locations across the UK, including four locations in the North East: Tynemouth – Longsands: Swim safe poster 2017 – Longsands, Tynemouth […]

New report by Swim England shows health benefits of swimming

June 22nd 2017 A new study that shows the health and wellbeing benefits of swimming was launched yesterday by Swim England. The report shows the unique benefits of water make it the ideal place for people of all ages to exercise. It is particularly beneficial for those with long term health conditions. The report also […]

Swim England / ASA Incorporation

21st June 2017 Discussions have taken place regarding the incorporation of the ASA on several occasions and at last year’s Annual Council Meeting (ACM) the matter was discussed in detail. A number of Regional meetings followed early this year and widespread support for incorporation was received. A meeting in April where all Regions were represented […]

European gold for Leeds Matty Lee and Lois Toulson

June 16th 2017 The British team completed a hat-trick of gold medals today at the European Diving Championhips as City of Leeds Matty Lee and Lois Toulson won gold in the 10m Synchro. They looked in a strong position after placing in third place at the end of the required rounds and continued to progress […]

Leeds Lois Toulson wins European 10m Platform gold in Kiev

June 14th 2017 – Image credit: Deepbluemedia/Giorgio Scala City of Leeds Lois Toulson landed the biggest prize of her career so far with 10m Platform gold at the 2017 European Championships yesterday in Kiev. Having qualified from the prelims in ninth, the 17-year old raised her game for the final, scoring 330.75 to take home […]

Presidents full house at Northumberland and Durham Team Championships

10th June 2017 On Saturday 10th June, Anne Reah, the Swim England North East President, Sue Prasad the Swim England North East Region President, Stuart Walker the Yorkshire President and Iain Young Northumberland and Durham President all attended the Northumberland and Durham Team Swimming Championships at the Sunderland Aquatics centre. The championships saw clubs from […]

North East Divers Excel at 2017 British Diving Championships

6th June 2017 Last weekend saw divers from the North East head to Edinburgh for the 2017 British Diving Championships. The opening day of the Championships saw medals contested in the Mixed 3m Synchro and the Mixed 10m Synchro. In the Mixed 3m Synchro it was City of Sheffield’s Millie Fowler and Ross Haslam that […]

Regional Swimming Championships second Weekend Results and Live Streaming

The North East Regional Swimming Championships will once again be live streamed this weekend from the Sunderland Aquatics Centre. You can follow the live swimming on our Facebook page. Live results and start lists for the Age Group Championships can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/mmxnhnk Live results and start lists for the Youth and Senior Championships […]

Swim England North West/Swim England North East Open Water Championships – Information for competitors – Update

19th May 2017 RE – Fina Guidelines on Open Water Temperatures and Wet Suits. The updated terms and conditions for the Open Water Championships and Festival have been agreed and are now available to download here. Due to new guidelines from Fina and also expected temperatures at Salford Quays, there is a reasonable probability that […]