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Stevenage swimming club for disabled people saved from closure after appeal success 

A swimming club for disabled people which has been running for more than 50 years has been saved from closure following a fantastic response to an appeal for help.

Two weeks ago the Comet reported how the Dolphins Swimming Club, based at Stevenage Swimming Centre in St George’s Way, would be forced to close in a few weeks time if it didn’t find six people to help run its administration.The club started in 1962 and helps people with special needs, including those with physical disabilities and learning difficulties.The club – which currently has more than 120 members – was desperate for people to man the desk at the swimming centre to register members as present at a class, in order to meet with insurance criteria and the pool’s regulations.

Read the article in full in The Comet 19 November 2015