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Family's North Swim After Husband Left Brain Damaged Avril Mackay and her daughter Ailsa A woman will take on next year's Great North Swim in support of the charities that aided her husband when he suffered brain damage in a road traffic accident. Great North Swim Moves To New Home In Windermere The Great North Swim, Europe’s biggest open-water swimming event, will be moving to a new home in Windermere, Cumbria in 2018. Thousands enjoy the sunshine at the Great Scottish Swim The sun was shining in West Dunbartonshire as over 2,500 participants, along with world-class elite swimmers, took on the challenge of the Great Scottish Swim today at one of the country’s most iconic locations, YOUNG SWIMMERS GET TOP TIPS AHEAD OF LOCH LOMOND EVENT Young swimmers had the opportunity to meet open water expert, Jack Burnell in Loch Lomond today for a special master class ahead of the Great Scottish Swim, which will be held tomorrow, Saturday 26 August. TransPennine Express partner with The Great Run Company Train company TransPennine Express (TPE) has partnered with The Great Run Company on a number of their leading running and swimming events. Scottish Swimmer To Build School In Malawi A 36-year-old from Poland will be swimming in Glasgow to raise money for the Beatson Cancer Charity and a school-building project in Malawi. Team Of Four Swimming In Friend's Memory A team of four will be entering open water swims in memory of their close friend, Chris Buchanan. John Tackles First Scottish Swim In Memory Of Mum John Holmes will take on a 5k challenge at the Great Scottish Swim to support the charity that cared for his Mum in her final days. Haitian School Fundraiser In Great Scottish Swim A 40-year-old from the west coast of Scotland is swimming two miles in Loch Lomond to fundraise for a school in Haiti. Swimmers Coached By Olympian For Great Scottish Swim Great Swim ambassador Keri-anne Payne was on the bonny banks of Loch Lomond today to share her top tips ahead of this year’s Great Scottish Swim