July 2018 Newsletter

The July Newsletter is now available to view and download in full. Below are a couple of the main headlines with a download button for the full newsletter.



To:  ELIZABETH COSTELLO (Club Treasurer) who was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queens Honour List.  Elizabeth was awarded this medal for “Services to Arts and to Charity in the Community in Leigh”.

To: JODIE GITTINS who has achieved places to compete in both the British Championships and English Nationals at the end of July at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

To:  MADELEINE BAILEY and RACHEL HORNBY who have achieved places to compete at the English Nationals at Ponds Forge, Sheffield at the end of July

To:  ROB BOND who achieved 1st place in the 1500m Derwent Island Swim(Open Water) at Keswick.

To:  HAYLEY PRICE on winning a Bronze Medal in the British Water Polo Championships (playing for Liverpool Lizards)

To:  EVA HOWARTH; ISOBELLE ROBB and HOLLY TOONE who have been selected to represent Swim England North West in the Inter Regional Water Polo Competition being held in Millfield School on 6th & 7th July.

To:  JAMES BLENKINSHIP; HARRY DUNKERLEY; KELSY EVANS; ANNIE HOLT; EVA HOWARTH; LUCY MILLS; ISOBELLE ROBB; JESSICA ROBB and  HOLLY TOONE who have been selected to attend the National Water Polo Training Academy at Millfield School from 18th – 23rd August.

New Format for Mini Gala & Club Championships


The Mini Gala and Club Championships are to be combined together for the first time on SUNDAY 15TH JULY.

CAN WE PLEASE ASK THAT ALL TROPHIES (won at the 2017 Mini Gala and Club Championships are engraved) AND RETURNED TO ALAN OR DIANE STAFFORD by Friday 6th July at the latest.

SPONSOR AN EVENT:- If anyone would like to sponsor an event (cost £10.00 per event)  then please speak to Diane or Alan Stafford.

RAFFLE PRIZES so if there is an unwanted gift or a bottle of wine that you don’t need THEN THE CLUB WOULD BE GRATEFUL.  – Please give your gifts to Diane or Alan Stafford

ON THE DAY:- There will be 2 sessions.  Once session 1 has been completed there will be a 30 minutes break for the officials and swimmers before the 2nd session commences.

At the current time we can only confirm the warm up time and start time for Session 1 until we have assessed all the entries.  Confirmation will be announced on the noticeboard/email/facebook and website as soon as possible.

There are events for the Primary Schools and Secondary Schools so if you know of a school that would like to enter a team can you please let Diane Stafford know by Friday 6th July at the latest.

As this is a new format we are looking for more people to support on poolside i.e.

  •          Entry Door/Recording of Times/Presentation Stewards/Runners for Posting of Results/Timekeepers/ Turn Judges/Finishing Judges/Competitor stewards.

If you are available to support please speak to Alan or Diane Stafford asap.

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