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“Will you be brave and bold and withstand the cold?”- Uswim host their annual charity swim for St Ann’s Hospice

St Ann’s Hospice is teaming up with Uswim for its long established New Year’s Day swim.  The charity plunge will […]

Photo given permission to use/taken by Nicola Blocksidge

Salford teenager breaks national swim record – “We’re immensely proud”

A teenage swimmer from Worsley has recently smashed a long standing British swimming record. This month 14-year-old Amelie Blocksidge, of […]

Allison, Anita and their group of friends at the Halloween night swim

The Halloween Night Swimmers share why cold water swimming is so “addictive”

On October 27 Salford Watersports Centre held its Halloween Night Swim event, an annual event which involves its takers braving […]

2013 Asia Pacific Special Olympic Games. Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/107677193@N04/11243606116/in/photostream/

“To win medals at 13 is extraordinary”: Young Salford swimmer wins multiple National titles

A 13-year-old swimmer from Salford has won three national medals, beating competitors several years older than her. Amelie Blocksidge, from City […]

Image credits: Emily Kippax

“If we can help then why aren’t we?” – Salford students taking part in fundraising event by swimming length of Ukraine

Two Salford students will swim the virtual equivalent of Ukraine aiming to create funds to buy vital resources for its […]

Hannah Russell at her Graduation. Photo credits - Instagram @hannahrussell_mbe. permission given by hannah

“Winning the gold medal in Tokyo is the proudest moment of my career” – Salford Alumni Hannah Russell talks about the Tokyo games, her battle with mental health and her time at Salford

After having time to reflect on her gold medal win in the S12 100m backstroke, Hannah Russell acknowledges it as […]