Sponsorship for swimming club

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A GROUP of swimmers made a splash at their annual gala thanks to sponsorship from a Sheffield opticians.

The Specsavers branch at Crystal Peaks has continued its long-standing support of Eckington Swimming Club by sponsoring four races in two age categories at the Eckington Gala.

Eckington Swimming Club has received donations from the opticians which enabled them to buy branded sweatshirts for members.

Karl Richardson, secretary at Eckington Swimming Club, said: “We are delighted that Specsavers at Crystal Peaks is continuing to support our club. In these tough times, any sponsorship is gratefully received.”

Gil Vasey, of Specsavers at Crystal Peaks, said: “We are a community-based practice and happy to support a local club.”