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Fundraising Officer The fundraising officer provides a central point of contact for fundraising queries and…

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Club Volunteer Coordinator The club volunteer coordinator is responsible for supporting all volunteers within the…

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Poolside Helper A poolside helper supports the delivery of club sessions under the supervision of…

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Fifteen Portland swimmers who attended the Falcon Sprint gala in Hucknall on 9th Sept 2018 were disproportionately represented in finals and indeed in the list of overall winners. For a small club,  we produced a lot of finalists. Judd, Isla, Erin, Bea and Edward each got personal bests in three events.  Adam, Lucian, Taka, Gaby,

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[ Written by Bea – about the 2018 Nottinghamshire County Champs ] The Counties 2018 were a fantastic experience.  It’s a fast-paced, heart-thumping, adrenaline-pumping thrill ride. Just getting there is an achievement and the experience can bring with it different emotions. But for all: pride, and hope for the future. We had 17 swimmers competing

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I have been a competitive swimmer for around 12 years, first swimming for Nottingham Swim Club, then, aged 11, I joined Portland. During my time at Portland I competed in galas and club meets, gaining several county times and training for midland times, as well as setting new Club records, several of which still stand.

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[Info from Wendy Coles] Constance Jeans might be the most successful female swimmer from Nottingham that you have not heard of. We know that Rebecca Adlington trained around here, but a hundred years before, Connie Jeans was training at Portland Baths in the run up to national ASA Championships, eventually competing in the 1920 and

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These are some of the Portland swimmers who qualified for the 2018 Nottinghamshire County Championships which start next weekend. Matt has been head Coach for just over a year and we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of swimmers qualifying for the county champs. Each of these swimmers has pushed themselves in training

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