Tag Archives: Purley Pool

Purley Swimathon splashes the cash as its reaches £520,000

Purley Rotary Club are rightly congratulating themselves on breaking through the half-million pounds barrier in money raised in their annual Purley Swimathon after this year’s event. With swim days staged on February 23 and March 2, the Purley Swimathon, in … Continue reading

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Purley Rotary Club Swimathon 2019, Feb 23/Mar 2

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Croydon pools to offer free summer swimming for under-16s

Youngsters aged 16 and under can use swimming pools at five Croydon leisure centres for free this summer.

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2018 Purley Swimathon, Purley Pool, Feb 24 and Mar 1

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Palace keeper Speroni helps Swimathon splash the cash

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni was on hand to get the Purley Swimathon underway this year, with swimmers aged from seven to 80 raising more than £20,000 towards local causes. As well as supporting their own chosen causes, the swimmers … Continue reading

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Make a charity splash in the new year with Purley Swimathon

There are still a few lanes available for eager fund-raisers at the 2016 Purley Swimathon on Saturday February 27 and Thursday March 3.

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Council meeting goes through the motions as a costly joke

WALTER CRONXITE, our man watching the webcast with a Yorkie bar and  a cup of strong black coffee, calls for another reform of Croydon Council: scrap meetings of the full council. They’re a complete waste of time and public money, … Continue reading

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