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The Latest Craze in Winter Sports: Ultimate Tubing unveiled at The Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre

A new tubing slope at The Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre provides the perfect opportunity for thrill-seekers to experience a winter sport with a difference. Snow tubing involves hurtling down a steep slope inside a large inflatable ring. The ring can spin as you descend, at speed, further adding to the excitement. The sport is […]

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OPINION: What Swim England should do to eradicate the severe systemic under-funding in aquatic sports

In the glimmering waters of aquatics, where once a well-decorated and original Olympic discipline made waves throughout the country, lies a stagnant legacy that brings with it a sense of neglect. From its early days as a military training technique, or the age where it was just noted as a motor-skill, swimming is on the […]

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Cheltenham swimming club chairperson defends aquatic sports following a national review that warns of a poisonous environment for swimmers

Cheltenham Swimming and Water Polo Club’s chairperson James Ross has defended aquatics, claiming that are ‘still a lot of good things’ across aquatics as a whole, despite the outcome of the listening research. Last week Swim England published the outcome of a report completed by Behavioural Architects (an independent research organisation), it was first announced last […]

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Tewkesbury Leisure Centre Transformation Marks New Era for Sports and Fitness in Gloucestershire

Local sports enthusiasts and gym-goers are buzzing with excitement following facility upgrades and refurbishments at Tewkesbury Leisure Centre. In a bid to provide an unparalleled experience for its patrons, Tewkesbury Leisure Centre has unveiled a series of enhancements, including new gym equipment and the introduction of a fun soft play area. Several modern cardio machines, […]

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Swindon Wildcats Ice Hockey Club still fighting despite potentially fatal Link Centre flooding

Although disappointed, head coach Aaron Nell remains positive about the Link Centre flooding despite the damage being worse than originally thought. GLL released a statement last week saying the damage to the Link Centre is far “worse than they initially thought,” with the ice rink not expected to reopen until the new year. The GLL […]

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Phil Jones: Cheltenham’s very own aquatic virtuoso who was integral in the birth of the British Water Polo League

This August one of Cheltenham’s oldest sports clubs lost an integral member, it was with great sadness that Cheltenham Swimming and Water Polo Club announced the passing of 90-year-old Phil Jones. At the age of eight, Gloucestershire-born Phil Jones followed a simple family tradition by joining the CSWPC, eight decades later he would end his […]

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Bristol’s Robert Milkins loses 13-7 to qualifier Si Jiahui in World Snooker Championship

Brsitol’s Robert Milkins has been knocked out of the World Snooker Championship by qualifier Si Jiahui at the round-of-16 stage. 20-year-old Jiahui, who knocked out world number four Shaun Murphy, will play either Anthony McGill or Cheltenham’s Jack Lisowski in the quarter-final. The youngster began Monday’s session with an 11-5 lead, needing just two frames […]

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“I don’t know about ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ but it was certainly ‘sleepless in Ebbw Vale’”- Nicky Carey on daughters Commonwealth Games table tennis journey

Charlotte Carey burst onto the international table tennis scene at 14-years-old, and has been travelling the world ever since. Nicky Carey said: “We both feel very proud of everything she has achieved. When Charlotte started playing as a little hobby with her Grandad, we didn’t realise it would end up with her playing full time […]

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“It’s about trying to develop new courses for divers in the West Midlands” – Ex-Olympian Sarah Barrow on exciting new diving development project

Embed from Getty Images The ex-Team GB Olympian diver is teaming up with Swim England in an attempt to raise interest in the sport by improving diving facilities at pools in the West Midlands and surrounding areas. Barrow competed in several LEN European Aquatics Championships and Commonwealth Games, including winning gold in in Eindhoven 2012 […]

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Retired GB Olympian diver Sarah Barrow to lead exciting new diving project in West Midlands

Embed from Getty Images Ex-Great Britain and European Championship Gold winner Sarah Barrow has teamed up with Swim Britain to announce that she will front an exciting new initiative scheme to develop grass roots diving in the West Midlands region. The former Team GB Olympian has embraced her new role as a Diving Development Officer […]