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Channel swim for fearless classroom assistant

Channel swim for fearless classroom assistant

Channel swim for fearless classroom assistant

09 May 2021

A classroom assistant is to take on the challenge of a lifetime as part of a charity relay swim of the English Channel in June.


£2m cash injection to add more facilities to Newark's state-of-the-art community and activity village

£2m cash injection to add more facilities to Newark's state-of-the-art community and activity village

£2m cash injection to add more facilities to Newark's state-of-the-art community and activity village

27 March 2021

The cash injection will add more facilities to the community and activity village, as part of a government initiative to transform Newark.

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Sporting stars of Newark could have their names cemented at a housing development

Sporting stars of Newark could have their names cemented at a housing development

Sporting stars of Newark could have their names cemented at a housing development

03 February 2021

A list of people with sporting connections to the town has been compiled as suggestions for road names at the build on land off Bowbridge Road.

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Sport stars of 2020 lift spirits among covid-19 chaos

Sport stars of 2020 lift spirits among covid-19 chaos

Sport stars of 2020 lift spirits among covid-19 chaos

31 December 2020

In a year dominated by restrictions & isolation, the rare moments of sport have reminded people of the importance it plays both mentally & physically.


Concerned by changes to swimming sessions

Concerned by changes to swimming sessions

Concerned by changes to swimming sessions

23 November 2020

A support worker has asked a leisure centre to be more understanding with special needs customers following issues during swimming sessions.


Channel goal for swimmer by 55th birthday

Channel goal for swimmer by 55th birthday

Channel goal for swimmer by 55th birthday

09 October 2020

A keen swimmer has set her sights on completing a length of the English Channel by the time she turns 55.


Future Olympians could use state-of-the-art sports facilities in Newark

Future Olympians could use state-of-the-art sports facilities in Newark

Future Olympians could use state-of-the-art sports facilities in Newark

06 October 2020

Andy Hardy, community projects manager at the district council, said the climbing wall would be of an Olympic and international standard.


Sports clubs and groups asked for their wishlist of facilities

Sports clubs and groups asked for their wishlist of facilities

Sports clubs and groups asked for their wishlist of facilities

05 October 2020

Newark Sports Association is carrying out the review so it can focus of what the community needs.


Young swimmers welcomed back

Young swimmers welcomed back

Young swimmers welcomed back

29 September 2020

More than 140 lesson plans have been rewritten with slight changes to the usual format of classes.


Students go extra mile for virtual sports day

Students go extra mile for virtual sports day

Students go extra mile for virtual sports day

23 August 2020

A secondary school has hosted its first virtual sports day in a bid to boost morale as the government continues to loosen sporting restrictions.


Results from Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards in full

Results from Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards in full

Results from Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards in full

12 December 2019

The Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards were held over three days, celebrating the achievements of the district’s best sports stars.


Swimmer conquers her deepest fears

Swimmer conquers her deepest fears

Swimmer conquers her deepest fears

29 September 2019

Sally Hughes, from Elston, and five of her friends, have joined an elite group of swimmers to complete a lap of the English Channel.


24-hour swim to help provide schooling

24-hour swim to help provide schooling

24-hour swim to help provide schooling

14 April 2019

Swimmers at a private pool will take to the water for 24 hours to raise money for a children’s charity.


Roll of honour for sports journalist

Roll of honour for sports journalist

Roll of honour for sports journalist

13 December 2018

Tributes were paid at the 13th edition of the Newark and Sherwood Sports Awards as four sportspeople were enrolled to the Roll of Honour.


Brothers shine in under-strength team

Brothers shine in under-strength team

Brothers shine in under-strength team

16 February 2018

Brothers Toby and Jamie Love were in excellent form for Newark Swimming Club in the first Sports Centre League gala of the year.


A county double of freestyle firsts

A county double of freestyle firsts

A county double of freestyle firsts

23 January 2018

Freestyle swimmer Jessica Reed claimed two first places as Newark Swimming Club enjoyed good results at the Nottinghamshire ASA County Championships.


Balderton swimmer helps set world record

Balderton swimmer helps set world record

Balderton swimmer helps set world record

28 June 2016

An open water swimmer became a world record holder after taking part in a relay across one of the world’s toughest seas — twice.


Newark Swimming Club competitors record personal bests at regional championships

Newark Swimming Club competitors record personal bests at regional championships

Newark Swimming Club competitors record personal bests at regional championships

08 June 2016

Two representatives from Newark Swimming Club secured personal best times at the East Midlands ASA Regional Championships.


Record number of swimmers bid farewell to Grove Leisure Centre pool

Record number of swimmers bid farewell to Grove Leisure Centre pool

Record number of swimmers bid farewell to Grove Leisure Centre pool

22 March 2016

A record number of swimmers took part in the final Newark Swimming Club age groups championships at the Grove Leisure Centre, Balderton, at the weekend.


Cool Barker takes the plunge

Cool Barker takes the plunge

Cool Barker takes the plunge

23 January 2014

A former rugby player proved he has thick skin after becoming only the 68th person in the world to officially complete a mile of swimming in near-freezing water.


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