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Crystal Palace at risk as London squanders its Olympic legacy

Britain’s Olympic heroes and heroines had barely stepped off their homecoming flights from Tokyo than coaches and administrators were warning that the promised “sporting legacy” of greater participation and increased achievement and excellence is being squandered through neglect and lack … Continue reading

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Make a splash with council’s free swimming offer for under-16s

Free summer swimming for under-16s is available at all of Croydon Council’s leisure centres for the six weeks of the schools’ summer holidays. As well as free swimming there will be crash courses for those new to the water, and … Continue reading

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Purley Rotarians want you to get in the swim for charity

The local Rotary Club is recruiting swimmers and teams of swimmers to take part in the 2014 Purley Swimathon in February. The 2013 Swimathon raised £24,000 for local organisations and charities. The Swimathon is a fun event organised to help … Continue reading

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