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Tim Rowland raised £385 from 22 supporters


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Closed 13/09/2014

raised of £200 target by 22 supporters

    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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    • Tim Rowland6 years ago
      Tim Rowland

      Tim Rowland

      6 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      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 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 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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    • Paul


      Sep 9, 2014

      You didn't drown! Incredible achievement, well done Mr R!


    • Roy & Donna Rodda

      Roy & Donna Rodda

      Sep 8, 2014

      Congratulations Tim - what's next the Channel? x


    • Pippa and Jo Pyrah

      Pippa and Jo Pyrah

      Sep 7, 2014

      Well done Tim, fantastic effort!


    • Matthew Rodda

      Matthew Rodda

      Sep 7, 2014

      Great being your wingman throughout the swim. Let's do it again soon buddy!


    • Sarah & Caz

      Sarah & Caz

      Sep 6, 2014

      Well done Tim! Fantastic achievement!


    • Scampi


      Sep 6, 2014

      Bewdy! Go Team Rowland!


    • Alice norris

      Alice norris

      Sep 5, 2014


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    Tim Rowland

    Tim Rowland

    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 for more details.

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