Tag: Skipton Swimarathon

Bailiff Richard Collas to present Skipton Swimarathon prizes this Thursday

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bailiff Richard Collas is to present the prizes for this year’s Skipton Swimarathon on Thursday at 6pm at Beau Sejour. Amongst the prizes to be presented will be the Frossard Trophy which is awarded for an outstanding contribution to the event. This year’s event was launched on 2 October by Roary and the Green Lions, […]

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Skipton Swimarathon teams expected to raise over £45,000 for charity

Skipton Swimarathon teams expected to raise over £45,000 for charity

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 1,540 swimmers who took part in this year’s 37th annual Skipton Swimarathon are expected to raise over £45,000 in what is being described by the organisers as one of the most successful years in the event’s history. Cheered on by Roary and the Green Lions, this year’s Ambassadors, the event kicked off last Wednesday […]

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Guernsey Football Club roars its approval of Skipton Swimarathon

Guernsey Football Club roars its approval of Skipton Swimarathon

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Skipton Swimarathon today announced that Roary and the Green Lions are to be this year’s event Ambassadors, with the footballers pledging to enter at least two teams into the popular fundraiser which takes place at Beau Sejour from 02 to 06 October. Chairman of the Skipton Swimarathon committee Steve Hogg explained that the decision […]

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Skipton Swimarathon revealed as the final piece in Saumarez Park jigsaw

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Skipton Swimarathon has announced that the plan to redevelop and refurbish the much loved Children’s Playground at Saumarez Park is the unanimous choice as lead beneficiary for this year’s fundraiser, and in so doing has solved the mystery surrounding the sudden leap forward in the progress of this project. The Skipton Swimarathon pledge to […]

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Come On In – It’s never too late to start!

Come On In – It’s never too late to start!

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Non-swimmer Steve Hogg, 57, Chairman of the Skipton Swimarathon Committee, set himself the challenge of learning to swim in time for this year’s event which starts on 2 October. He began training in March and is being taught by Naomi Wakeford, Head Coach of the Guernsey Swimming Club, and other members of the Club’s coaching […]

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Fabrice Muamba to kick off proceedings at Sunday’s Guernsey FC match

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey FC have confirmed that Fabrice Muamba will toss the coin to start this Sunday’s match against Raynes Park Vale, so supporters are urged to be in their seats early. The footballing legend will be joined by local hero Matt Le Tissier on pitch, after they have together unveiled Guernsey’s first outdoor public access defibrillator,  […]

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Fabrice Muamba to unveil Guernsey’s first public access defibrillator

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Skipton Swimarathon and Guernsey’s Cardiac Action Group today announced that the first public access defibrillator funded from monies raised by the 2012 Skipton Swimarathon will be unveiled by Fabrice Muamba on 14 April. The ceremony will take place at Footes Lane, home of Guernsey Football Club, where Fabrice will be joined by local legend […]

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Skipton International and Skipton Building Society both deliver strong 2012 results

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Skipton International, the Guernsey and Jersey mortgage and savings specialists, has delivered another strong set of results, announcing profits of £5.77 million before tax for 2012. The bank reported a very successful year across all its key trading divisions of mortgages, offshore retail and corporate saving and in particular retained its number one spot as […]

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Skipton Swimarathon Appoints First Patron

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Skipton Swimarathon has appointed Roger Allsopp as its first patron in time for the 2013 event, which takes place between 2nd and 6th October. Roger was an inspirational choice as last year’s Ambassador, becoming the public face of the event. Hailed as one of the Independent newspaper’s 100 outstanding people whose charitable work makes the […]

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Steve Hogg appointed Chairman of Skipton Swimarathon

Steve Hogg appointed Chairman of Skipton Swimarathon

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Steve Hogg has been appointed as Chairman of the Skipton Swimarathon, with effect from January 2013, replacing Jeff Kitts who is retiring after 5 years, having enjoyed over 36 years involvement in the event. Steve is a retired HSBC area manager and is actively involved in a number of local charities. He is a member […]

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