Thetford Dolphins Swimming Club receive grant from electricity firm

Thetford Dolphins Swimming Club. Picture: Thetford Dolphins

Thetford Dolphins Swimming Club. Picture: Thetford Dolphins - Credit: Archant

A swimming club are one step closer to buying new audio equipment after they received a welcomed donation.

Thetford Dolphins Swimming Club have a target figure of around £3,000 which is needed to update their audio system.

The club, which has almost 100 members, were given a grant of £250 from UK Power Networks as part of its Team Sport Award programme.

An application was submitted from employee Ann-Marie Francis who is also the swimming club’s secretary and has a 13-year-old daughter, Maisie, who swims competitively for the club.

She said: “We put on major galas in the region and urgently need to update the system we currently have as it’s a bit antiquated which means people are struggling to hear the race announcements.


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“The new sound system will improve commentary during races, but is important for safety as well as practical reasons as it gives out key information.”

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