County councillor gives Hemel Hempstead swimmers a helping hand

Picture (c) Vaughn Ridley/
Picture (c) Vaughn Ridley/

Swimmers in Hemel Hempstead will be able to get off to a flying start thanks to the support of a Hertfordshire County Councillor.

Anthony McKay, Hemel Hempstead South East Division, has allocated £500 from his locality budget to provide new starting blocks for Hemel Hempstead Swimming Club.

Cllr McKay said: “Encouraging competitive sport and providing the right training facilitiles for our young people is something that I am delighted to be able to support.”

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