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SWIMMERS BASK IN THE SUNSHINE AT GREAT NORTH SWIM THOUSANDS of swimmers descended on Brockhole on Windermere for the UK's biggest open-water swimming event, the Great North Swim, in the Lake District National Park this weekend. THOUSANDS GET READY TO DIVE INTO THE GREAT NORTH SWIM UK's biggest open water swim gets ready for first year at new location Swanfield Swimmers raising funds for MS Therapy Centre Helen Wass-O’Donnell is taking on her first ever open water swim following a complex diagnosis of Brainstem Encephalitis, Paraneoplastic Syndrome, disc fusion and Multiple Sclerosis Liz swimming for Macmillan after cancer battle Liz Wood from Stoke-on-Trent is taking on the challenge of the Great North Swim in June to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Liz, who was diagnosed with womb cancer in February 2017, will be swimming one mile in the open water of Windermere. Mum taking on challenge following husband's diagnosis 34-year-old Natahsha Langthorne from Lytham St. Anne’s is tackling this year’s Great North Swim after her husband was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in November. Dumfries surgeon raising funds for Macmillan Fanus Dreyer, who treats patients with bowel cancer, is taking on the Great North Swim to raise money for Macmillan, following his own battle with the disease last year. Two new additions to the Great Swim Series for 2015 Here at Great Swim we're always looking at ways to improve your event day experience, so this year we're launching two new and exciting challenges at two of our established locations.