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Packing A Punch – Counter Current

Never have counter current systems enjoyed a bigger following.Their capacity to add the key element to help re-energise tired old pools while offering huge plus points for building smaller new pools – there is no doubt that counter currents packs a pretty impressive sales punch.Golden Coast Managing Director, Jamie Adams. thinks he knows why: “In […]

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Unmissable Glide

An irresistible addition to your swimming pool cover portfolio, the Glide is a high-quality pool cover that puts safety and security first without compromising on quality, design or reliability. Fast and easy to open and close, the Glide is an essential part of any home pool to give added peace of mind. The Glide is […]

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Popular Range Requires Few Updates

The Aegean LPS range has proved so popular since being launched in 2001 that only the smallest of updates have been made subsequently. Previous changes have focused on incorporating equipment and build methods that have become available to improve energy efficiency and performance. Little has changed to the aesthetics with the original designs standing the […]

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Best Of British

This year’s biggest SPATA winners, XL Pools, lived up to their name in the recent British Pool & Hot Tub Awards. The Kent-based team scooped three SPATA Gold awards, as well as The Dick Millward Trophy for Pool Contractor of the Year and the Outstanding Pool of the Year Award. Also celebrating were Wensum Pools, […]

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Complete Control

The Chlorydos 10 Complete is a dosing station for calcium hypochlorite, acid and flocculant, complete with automatic control system measuring free chlorine, pH-value, redox and temperature. Available through Pollet Pool Group, the Chlorydos 10 is the ultimate combined control and feeder system ideal for pools up to 1,100m3. The user-friendly touchscreen display indicates current data […]

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Not Your Average Filter

The self-cleaning NanoFiber Auto filter for pools is not a traditional cartridge filter. The difference lies in the material used to make the filter. The innovative material used to make the filter is of a higher quality than other filters thanks to the nanofibre network, which filters particles as small as 5 to 8 microns. […]

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Broomhill Set For Makeover

Ipswich-based Broomhill Lido is hoping for a lifeline after applying for planning permission for a multi-million-pound makeover. Broomhill opened in 1938 but has been closed since 2002. Recent reports show the £5.3m project would include the installation of heaters for the water and the restoration of diving boards. Architect Alan Wilkinson said the revamped Grade […]

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Reward Offered In Lido Death Case

A £20,000 reward is being offered by the Metropolitan Police for information regarding the death of a 15-year-old boy in a London lido over 40 years ago. Enrico Sidoli died in hospital in July 1976 after being pulled unconscious from Parliament Hill Lido in Hampstead, 11 days earlier. Detectives are now offering an incentive for […]

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The annual Swim22 challenge raises money for Diabetes UK.

Diabetes Challenge

Diabetes UK’s annual Swim22 fundraising challenge is on course to be the most successful to date this year, with an increase in participation of more than 22 per cent. So far, almost 2,000 people have signed up for the challenge, where participants must swim 22 miles – the width of the Channel – in their […]

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Swimmers take the plunge at Brockwell Lido in aid of homeless
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Swimmers Brave The Cold

Thousands of swimmers took part in festive swims in lidos across the country over the Christmas period, taking advantage of the comparatively mild winter weather. Over 110 swimmers and spectators attended the first Christmas Day Swim at Brockwell Lido, where the water temperature was around 7°C at the time of the dip. The swim was […]

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