Call for help for Cornwall swimming clubs hit by pool price hike
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Call for help for Cornwall swimming clubs hit by pool price hike

The cost of pool hire had jumped from £13.50 an hour to £20 since leisure centres reopened

Leisure Centres re-open
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Leisure Centres re-open

Five leisure centres and three swimming pools in Cornwall that had previously been closed since lockdown in March have reopened this week.

East Sussex Naturists (Eastbourne Naturist Swim Club)
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East Sussex Naturists (Eastbourne Naturist Swim Club)

We are a naturist club in East Sussex. We have a weekly naturist swim in Eastbourne as other great naturist events throughout the year.

Naked man on the beach sparks emergency call but he was only going for a swim
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Naked man on the beach sparks emergency call but he was only going for a swim

It’s one way to enjoy a North Cornwall beauty spot.

Things got a little nude in Bude after HM Coastguard were called out to reports of a naked man in distress- only to discover he was simply enjoying an early morning swim.

 

Last ditch call for help to reopen Cornwall’s pools
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Last ditch call for help to reopen Cornwall’s pools

CORNWALL Council says it is exploring every possible option it can to get swimming pools open again as the writing on the wall begins to look increasingly stark.

Provider GLL has said it faces a £5million shortfall.

Controversial family nude swim returns to Waterworld this weekend
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Controversial family nude swim returns to Waterworld this weekend

One session held last year saw around 20 protesters gather outside the entrance to Waterworld

A controversial nude family swim is returning to one of Stoke-on-Trent’s most popular attractions this weekend

Skinny-dipping in Cornwall’s historic miners’ pools
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Skinny-dipping in Cornwall’s historic miners’ pools

In search of the historic tidal pools in Cornwall which miners created using dynamite.

Wild swimming in Cornwall is becoming increasingly popular.

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Fears some of Cornwall’s swimming pools and leisure centres could close for good

Local authorities are calling on the Government to provide financial assistance

There are fears that some leisure centres will not reopen unless financial assistance is provided by the Government.

Councils across the South West are asking ministers to approve a funding submission to help local authorities meet the costs of reopening and operating leisure centres across the country.

Skinny-Dipping With Grandma
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Skinny-Dipping With Grandma

In one of my favorite family pictures, I am standing in a semicircle of women — my mother, my aunts and my cousins — all of us barefoot on the grass, dressed in white terry cloth robes. We are about to take a memorial skinny-dip. It’s a year after my grandmother died, and this is the best way we know to honor her.

My grandmother spent her summers at a family lake house in northern Wisconsin. Every morning, she’d rise at dawn, put on her robe, and trek barefoot down the dirt path to the lake.