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Swim England East Region Long Course Championships and Summer Meet 2020

Swim England East Region is today releasing details of its long course competition programme for 2020. The Region will be running two competitions this season – the 2020 Swim England East Region Long Course Championships in the national qualifying window and the 2020 Swim England East Region Summer Meet in July. This guidance document provides

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Ian Mackenzie Becomes Swim England President

Congratulations to Ian Mackenzie, East Region Management Board member, who took over the Swim England President role at the weekend.  Ian will serve as the Swim England president until May 2021.  Hear what Ian had to say about taking on the role.

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Short Course Championships – Received Entries

The Received Entries have been added to the Swimming Competitions page and can also be accessed here. Entrants and clubs have until the end of Tuesday 15th October to report any errors to swimentries@eastswimming.org. After that an Accepted Entries document will be published and no further changes will be possible. When checking the entries please

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Volunteers Required for Swim England East Region Short Course Champs

Volunteers are required for the Swim England East Region Short Course Championships – 1st-3rd November 2019. Volunteers are required to fill various non-technical roles, such as heat marshalling, spectator entry and results running. Volunteers receive free entry, a programme/start sheet, refreshments and uniform. If you are able to assist for some or all of the

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Masters Manager Urgently Needed

You may be aware that our current Masters Manager, Sharon Perry, has decided to stand down from the role.  Sharon has done a fantastic job as our Masters Manager over the past three years, but has a busy and demanding job which frequently takes her away from home, and is unable to continue to juggle

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East Region Success at World Para-Swimming Championships 2019

Over the seven extraordinary days of racing at the Championships in London, swimmers from the East region gave a fantastic performance in the pool, resulting is some superb racing. Jessica- Jane Applegate (City of Norwich SC), Jordan Catchpole (City of Norwich SC), Louise Fiddes (Hatfield SC), and Ellie Challis (Colchester SC) came home with a

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Swim England Launch Stronger Affiliation for Clubs

Swim England is bringing in new compulsory guidelines for its affiliated clubs in a bid to show they have the highest standards of safe and effective practice in place. The Stronger Affiliation process is being introduced so new and existing members know clubs are well run and their personnel have the necessary safeguarding checks in

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Swim England East Region New President

The region would like to announce the new East Region President, Mr David Metcalf. David is looking forward to the year ahead. The region would like to thank the outgoing President Mr Chris Vinter, for his time in post over the past year.

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Regional Award Winners 2019

A huge congratulations to the winners of the Swim England East Region Awards 2019. Winners were announced at the Annual Council Meeting on 14th September.  These awards are given in recognition of the outstanding work our members put into their sports.  They highlight the dedication and enthusiasm of those that are making a difference.  Thank

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Reflecting on Summer Swimming Successes

As the majority of our swimmers, parents and coaches are enjoying a well-earned rest over the summer break, we just wanted to put a notice out to say a huge well done to everyone. The end of season summer meets, both British Summer Nationals and the home nation events in England, Scotland and Wales, were

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Medals for East Region Swimmers at World Masters Championships

Fifteen swimmers from East Region clubs competed at the FINA World Masters Championships in Gwangju, South Korea between 12th and 18th August.  There were multiple medals for Hannah Ueckermann (Whitham Dolphins) who picked up two gold, one silver and one bronze, and Lucy Ryan (Team Anglia) who collected three bronze medals.  Stuart McLellan (Sudbury) also

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