Bowsland Green 'Swim the Channel' team. L-r Finley Palmer, Archie Matthews and Joe Moody.

Boys swim the Channel for Team Bowsland

Three 10-year-old boys from Bradley Stoke have begun an ambitious aquatic challenge to raise much needed funds for their school. Finley Palmer, Archie Matthews and Joe Moody, all pupils at Bowsland Green Primary, are collectively hoping to swim the width of the English Channel (22 miles) over an estimated 12 weeks and are collecting sponsorship through an online ‘secure giving’

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Photo of the four girls with their medals.

Medals galore for distance swimmers

Four local girls have raised over £500 for charity by taking part in a UK-wide swimming challenge. Sophie Loadman, 12, Keely Peard, 13, Olivia Featherstone, 12, and Emily Grynyer-Haynes, 12, completed the Team 5km Marie Curie Swimathon on 8th April, raising much-needed funds for the charity which provides care and support for people living with a terminal illness. Just two weeks

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