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    Weʼve raised £8,225 to Save Grange Lido!

    Funded on Wednesday, 1st November 2023

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    Please support our epic challenge to swim across the English Channel as a relay team of 4.

    We are Ali, Amy, Catherine and Ian, who met whilst swimming at the Save Grange Lido weekly Wednesday night swim at Fell Foot in Cumbria.

    We are raising money to restore Grange Lido, the only surviving seaside lido in the North West, and one of only 4 in England. The Lido unfortunately closed its doors in the early 90's and we would really like it to be reopened to swimmers.

    The English Channel is the ‘Everest of Swimming’. 21 miles of busy, cold, sea separating England and France.

    We will be swimming in tricky conditions, partly in the dark, amongst jellyfish and shipping containers!

    We have been training hard in all weathers and conditions to prepare for the world’s most iconic swim. Crossings can take anything between 12-16+ hours, with tides potentially making the swim a lot longer and harder.

    By donating you will directly support the restoration of our local swimming pool on the shores of Morecambe Bay

    Thank you for your support on our mission to see the Lido restored with a 50m pool at its heart. Find out more on our website: www.savegrange.lido.co.uk

    https://www.savegrangelido.co.uk/

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      6 months ago

      Good evening to you wonderful people! Just a quick word to say we are in Dover, full of pasta and ready for an epic adventure tomorrow! Thanks for your donations, nighty night!

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    238

    • Family Brundle

      Family Brundle

      Oct 28, 2023

      Well done guys! We are visiting Grange for a half term break from Surrey, read your article in Grange Now and felt we would like to contribute, would love to come back sometime and find a lido to use!

      £10.00

    • LifeFlow Wellbeing Movement & Dance

      LifeFlow Wellbeing Movement & Dance

      Oct 28, 2023

      A little extra donation from the participants of your local movement classes, who kindly donate to local causes throughout the year🙏 Wellbeing through motion- whether in or out of the water! 🏊‍♂️ 💃

      £25.00

    • Anna

      Anna

      Oct 26, 2023

      £15.00

    • Trevor Burchick MBE

      Trevor Burchick MBE

      Oct 25, 2023

      Inspired by you Active Citizens we will love to view the Lido at our New Year’s caravan Grange Over club site stay on us journey to Braithwaite.

      £15.00

    • Lee

      Lee

      Oct 16, 2023

      Good effort all, great achievement.

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 11, 2023

      Good job!

      £20.00

    • Jane

      Jane

      Oct 11, 2023

      Well done, Amy - sorry it's taken me so long to get my act together and contribute

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