This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
04-31 NEWS:SPN Master pages 15/1/09 14:59 Page 22
spnnews
CERTIKIN LAUNCHES NEW
NEWS IN BRIEF
ON-SITE LINING SERVICE
200 keep Topsham
tradition alive
Over 200 people kept tradition
Certikin North Manager, Neil alive on New Years Day with the
Stephenson says: ‘Manufactured Topsham Swim.
within rigidly controlled quality The Topsham Swimming Pool
processes, the AGAM series of Association who organise the
PVC sheeting is tested at source annual outdoor swim, in the
and meets the required heated swimming pools, nearly
standards for tensile strength; had to abandon the tradition after
resistance to de-lamination; tear a lack of volunteers meant the
strength; sheer strength; peel swim was cancelled last year.
resistance when welded; water However, a rallying cry from the
absorption, elongation, community allowed for the swim to
dimensional stability and go ahead this year with families
resistance to chemicals and from all over the county donning
staining.” their swimming costumes to join in
AGAM PVC is produced to a the annual tradition.
1.5mm thickness and includes a The pool will re-open for the
re-enforced polyester mesh to summer in the second week of May.
offer strength with flexibility.
Certikin has introduced a new and colours. The PVC can be The 50mm overlapped welded
2009 nationwide on-site lining applied to almost any pool finish, seams are spike tested for Hot tub rash
service for domestic and either directly or, preferably, adhesion before being sealed Doctors in a number of states in
commercial applications. over a geo-textile underlay and all the perimeter anchor the US have seen a dramatic
Installation is undertaken by which will enhance the feel of points are made with stainless increase in the number of people
Certikin’s own contractors using the PVC and assist in reducing steel expansion drive rivets. who are allergic to hot tubs. The
reinforced PVC that is thermal conduction. The PVC is diagnosis is rare, but experts say
specifically designed for cut, tailored and welded on-site
CERTIKIN
it’s growing. They believe a
durability and longevity and is to ensure an accurate and neat popular chemical called potassium
pc www.certikin.co.uk
available in a range of patterns fit to the pool. peroxy-mono-sulfate is to blame.
It causes skin to get “just intensely
itchy, red, flaky — to the point
where (patients) scratch so much
Birmingham pools face the axe in Olympic plan
that they start to bleed, because
it’s so intensely itchy,” said
Some of Birmingham’s and Events Steve Hollingworth. and the refurbishment of dermatologist Dr. Matthew Zirwas
council-owned swimming More than 60 sites are being Stechford Cascades. at the Ohio State University, one
baths may have to be closed looked at, which include 19 Additional funding is also of the states involved.
to pay for a massive £60m pools, along with other council needed to finance running
Olympic-size pool. assets, Mr Hollingworth said. costs, according to a report
It has become clear that His comments came 24 hours which claims there is no 10% more funding for
older venues might have to go after council leader Mike Whitby provision in the revenue ASA
as the local council looks to announced plans to build the budget or long term financial The Amateur Swimming
close a £30m funding gap to 50m pool on a site near the strategy for these but “a Association is to receive a 10%
provide a prestigious 50m National Indoor Arena. number of options are being increase in its funding from Sport
pool by 2012. The council said the pool, to considered”. England. The English National
Assets including be created on a site next to the A site between Nelson Governing Body for Swimming,
‘unproductive’ leisure land indoor arena, will be part of a Primary School and the Diving, Water Polo, Open Water
may be disposed of in order to network of new swimming pools. railway line behind the NIA and Synchronised Swimming, will
fund the project, according to The £84.5m project includes the has been earmarked for the receive £21m to get people of all
Assistant Director of Sports replacement of Harborne pool 10 lane pool. ages and abilities swimming in
every community. David Sparkes,
Chief Executive, said: “The award
is a 10% increase on the previous
CHRISTMAS COMES this summer. Laura had nurses operating in Oxfordshire investment we received in
BUT ONCE A YEAR… previously worked in Certikin’s and have just recruited a further swimming and a significant
Certikin again chose to support Sales Order Processing three, so I hope that this money increase in real terms. We will
a charitable cause instead of department for 10 months. will, in some small way, go work with Sport England to see
sending out company Neil Murray says: “This is a towards their training.” how we can maximise the impact
Christmas cards. charity that is very dear to of this investment, alongside the
Neil Murray is pictured everyone as we have all been investment in free swimming from
handing over a cheque to touched by cancer in some way the government and the
Bernadette Doyle, Oxford’s in our lives and it is a fitting way investment from UK Sport, to
Fundraising Manager for to remember Laura. I would like achieve the best possible
Macmillan Cancer Support. It’s a to pay tribute to the Macmillan outcome in both 2012 and in
charity chosen by the family of nurses who, in helping the getting more people swimming
19 year old Laura Bradley, who terminally ill, do Trojan work. more often.”
tragically died in a car accident Macmillan have 37 trained
22 swimming pool news FEBRUARY 09 Digital edition available at www.swimmingpoolnews.co.uk
Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72  |  Page 73  |  Page 74  |  Page 75  |  Page 76  |  Page 77  |  Page 78  |  Page 79  |  Page 80  |  Page 81  |  Page 82  |  Page 83  |  Page 84  |  Page 85  |  Page 86  |  Page 87  |  Page 88  |  Page 89  |  Page 90  |  Page 91  |  Page 92  |  Page 93  |  Page 94  |  Page 95  |  Page 96  |  Page 97  |  Page 98  |  Page 99  |  Page 100  |  Page 101  |  Page 102  |  Page 103  |  Page 104  |  Page 105  |  Page 106  |  Page 107  |  Page 108  |  Page 109  |  Page 110  |  Page 111  |  Page 112
Produced with Yudu - www.yudu.com