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Swimathon swimming pool community grants scheme now open

The Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme offers funding to groups and individuals who provide and promote swimming in their local community. The Foundation is passionate about encouraging people to get involved with swimming, which it hopes to encourage even further with its Community Grants.

 



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Dolphin Swim School man sentenced over 165 illnesses

A SWIMMING pool operator responsible for one of the UK's largest outbreaks of a water-born disease has refused to apologise to the victims.



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Council to be prosecuted over leisure centre's contraction of Legionnaire's Disease

An Essex council is to face prosecution after a customer at one of its leisure centres contracted Legionnaire’s Disease.



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Canada Imposes Depth Requirement on Existing Commercial Pools

In response to an accident and lawsuit, Canada's governing body for swimming has changed the rule regarding how deep pool water should be near starting blocks in order dive off them.



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Drive to ensure all children can swim by end of primary school

Government to roll-out more swimming lessons, extra teaching and improved guidance – supported by £320 million PE and Sport Premium.



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Art Deco lido could be filled with concrete as 10,000 locals sign petition to save it

In its heyday, Grange Lido was the highlight of many families' trips to the south of the Lake District. For decades since it opened in 1932, the art deco swimming pool resonated to the sounds of laughter and frivolity.



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Hydrogen peroxide: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Information on hydrogen peroxide (also known as dihydrogen dioxide, hydrogen dioxide, hydroperoxide) for use in responding to chemical incidents.



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Bromine: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Information on bromine, for responding to chemical incidents.



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Nurse suspended over woman's pool water brain injury

A nurse has been suspended after a woman in her care drank water from a swimming pool, leaving her with a life-limiting brain injury.



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