Weʼve raised £385 to repair Jubilee Pool
- Jubilee Pool, Penzance, United Kingdom
- Funded on Saturday, 13th September 2014
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The Jubilee Pool suffered severe storm damage inflicted in 2014 and the future of the pool is in jeopardy. A major grant has been won from the Costal Communities Fund but another £110,000 is needed before work can begin. My swim is part of a larger campaign by The Friends of Jubilee pool including community events, selling of merchandise, collection tins, corporate sponsorship, an optional £1 added to local restaurant bills and appeals to Cornish societies. Since June 2014 £50k has been raised.
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- 5 years ago
Tim Rowland5 years ago
Well I did it (completed the challenge and raised the money) but I couldn't have done it without you so thank you so much. It was an amazing day and I can't do it justice with the word count I have here. I did found a blog that describes the experience better than I could ever manage so check out http://www.frankwater.com/blog/2014/9/9/the-scilly-swim It also has some video footage that looks great too. In total I have raised over £500 and the thought of your generosity and faith certainly spurred me on throughout the day. The pool needs as much help as we can manage so go to http://www.jubileepool.co.uk/saveourlido/ if you want to help further. I wish I was better with words and I can't seem to convey just how blown away I was by the generosity of friends, family and strangers-Thank you all
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Sep 9, 2014
You didn't drown! Incredible achievement, well done Mr R!
Roy & Donna Rodda
Sep 8, 2014
Congratulations Tim - what's next the Channel? x
Pippa and Jo Pyrah
Sep 7, 2014
Well done Tim, fantastic effort!
Sep 7, 2014
Great being your wingman throughout the swim. Let's do it again soon buddy!
Sarah & Caz
Sep 6, 2014
Well done Tim! Fantastic achievement!
Sep 6, 2014
Bewdy! Go Team Rowland!
Sep 5, 2014
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Jubilee Pool, Penzance, United Kingdom
I have been swimming in Jubilee pool for years so it saddens me to see it closed and under threat. I am swimming and walking around 6 islands of the Scilly Isles to raise money for the Jubilee Pool. See http://www.scillyswimchallenge.co.uk/about.html for more details.