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2015 – Disney-Bound 4 Jack

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UPDATE 12th JUNE: *Thanks to the generous support that we have received thus far ALL funding from here on goes to the 2 wonderful, local Cancer charities below: Hi and welcome to the latest fundraiser by The Swimming Gardener. Quite simply, I will be swimming in the 3.8km ‘Ironman’ race on June 13th 2015. Not… Read more »

Once more unto the beach dear friends…

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And so it was at precisely 7am on Saturday 14th I began the journey into the chilly waters of the Sussex Coast to raise as much cash as possible for the Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice and the RNLI. The idea was my ‘new approach to fundraising’ (Splash4cash) a competition, with a £1000 first prize… Read more »

The Last Few Days!

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Just a few days left until the big Splash4Cash (Sept 14th)! Well I have been hard at it both in and out of the water to make this swim a unique success, and I have to be honest, this has been an exhausting campaign! To date, we have managed to raise just over £2000 and… Read more »

On the home straight!

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With the Splash4Cash just over 2 weeks away, funds are starting to come thick and fast with this campaign netting over £1600 to date, but I feel there is a lot to come! The Splash4cash launch night raised over £400 and a special thanks is due to the Fish Factory for a great evening and… Read more »

Friends of The Swimming Gardener Launch Dinner! (Splash4Cash)

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This is fairly self explanatory,  but the amazing and energetic Paul Searle has organised a charity night on July 11th (at the Fish Factory, Littlehampton) and tickets are limited but still available! £15 per ticket with £5 going to the Chestnut Tree House. Some amazing raffle prizes too! For tickets, contact Paul Searle on 07808… Read more »

Splash 4 Cash The first few hours

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What a great start to the Splash 4 Cash, tweets from British Swimming, World Open water Champ Keri-anne Payne and Blueseventy meant that it was quickly broadcast to tens of thousands. In the first day over £150 has been raised with many more pledging to sponsor me and have a crack at the £1000 prize!… Read more »

News Flash

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Announcing the arrival of  ‘The Swimming Gardener’s Splash 4 Cash’ New for 2013 a unique chance to help the life limited Children of  Sussex and as a bonus…. win £1000 of hot wonga! Details to be announced shortly, watch this space!

The Swimming Gardener USA!

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The Swimming Gardener is going to New York! I am very excited to be taking part in the New York ‘Little Red Lighthouse Swim’ on 22nd September 2012. This is a 10km Marathon Race in the Hudson and training is now full on to post a good time (for a charity swimmer!) Over the coming… Read more »

A new challenge

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Hi friends, I trust this finds you all in good health, and I am sure many of you wondered if you would hear from me again… well, I survived last year and thanks to you we raised just shy of £15,000 for the Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice. Retirement? Quite simply, NO! The 15 mile… Read more »