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Mermaids Channel Swim Recognised With Town Plaque

The Henley Herald surprised the Henley Mermaids who swam the English channel in June in relay last night at Red Lion Lawn with the unveiling of a plaque to recognise […]

Leisure Centre Pool to Reopen

Henley Leisure Centre will be reopening their swimming pool from Monday (14 September). The Centre reopened its Gym and other facilities on 25 July with restrictions on social distancing and […]

Henley Swim Back With A Splash

Hundreds of swimmers braved the Thames last weekend for the Henley Swim’s Club to Pub and the Henley Swim Festival. On Friday and Saturday, Temple Island Meadows were flooded with […]

Tale of the Mer-Mazing Channel Swim

Dodging jellyfish, swimming in the dark, overcoming sea sickness and breaking waves, the Henley Mermaids touched down on Wissant beach in France last Wednesday at 17.23 after a gruelling nearly […]

Henley Mermaids Complete Channel Challenge

Update 1730 They’ve arrived safely in France with Joan Fennelly doing the last leg. Congratulations girls!!!! The unofficial time is 18 hours. ————————————————————- Update 1620 They’re nearly there – they […]