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NEW Scottish Nationals Report

Congratulations to our swimmers who competed at Scottish Nationals  Several of Team GAW’s Junior and Youth swimmers concluded their Short Course season with a bang at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh, taking on a star studded field at the Open Scottish Nationals. Friday belonged to age-groupers Naomi Parker, Elif Celikay, and Ellie Houghton who […]

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REPORT Derwentside Christmas Cracker

Derwentside Christmas Cracker: 1-2 December 2018 Well welcome to December! On a dark foggy morning we arrived at the Louisa Centre, Stanley. This was quite an important event with regards to obtaining qualifying times. Even though it was colder inside the pool, the swimmers managed to amass a copious amount of selection boxes by being successful […]

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NEW EasyFundraising

We’re registered – There’s no catches or hidden charges Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Gateshead and Whickham ASC?There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John […]

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INFO N&D County Championships Change of venue

It has been confirmed Sunderland Aquatic Centre will definitely be open in February and March 2019.  The County Championships for the 14 & under age groups, as well as the 800/1500m events will be hosted at Sunderland rather than Middlesbrough.  Entries will be open nearer the time along with amended meet conditions and QTs. 15s […]

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NEW Chester-le-Street gala report

Junior Gala 26-28 October 2018 Starting with longer distances on the Friday evening and two very long competition days, this gala was quite an experience. With the freezing pool water, over 30 of our younger swimmers competed.  After trying to get comfortable on ‘primary school chairs’ the swimmers managed to collect quite the medal haul […]

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NEW: Short Course NER Report

Youth / Senior Due to injury and illness, Team GAW took a relatively small group of seven athletes to Ponds Forge, Sheffield, for the Open Short Course North East Regional Championships.  With the ‘open’ nature of the event, it was a step up for a young team of 16 years and under.  However, step up […]

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REPORT / RESULTS Scottish Nationals SC Championships 7th – 9th December 2018

  Where’s it at? Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5BB When’s it on? Friday 7th – Sunday 9th December 2018 Who’s it for? This event is for swimmers who have the required qualifying times.  See your coach for guidance. What’s the cost? All swims are £9.50 per event When’s the closing date? The online […]

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JOIN Go Gateshead Gym Membership for £19.00 per month

Further to our earlier announcement that we were negotiating to get corporate membership of Go Gateshead gym membership, I’m pleased to say that we have been been able to secure this. Please follow the process below to access the reduced rate. Member signs up online at and select corporate membership 12 Month (Minimum Period) […]

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GDPR Privacy Documents online

It’s been hard to escape GDPR in the news and your email inbox. There’s more info from the Information Commissioner’s Office here. Gateshead and Whickham ASC will never divulge your contact details to any third parties without your consent and we don’t use any cookies on our website for marketing purposes. You can view our […]

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