Image from Uswim website with permission from Karen quoted in story.

“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 […]