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10 Album Covers That Tell The Story Of Manchester

 The Chemical Brothers – Further (2010) While by no means their best album, the cover of Further, which shows aquatic  ex Reading Royals athlete Jenny Godding diving amid a cascade of  bubbles, is by far their most striking, perfectly summing up the album’s woozy, expansive psychedelia.Decoding the iconic sleeves  that made Manchester’s mad-fer-it music scene world famous. Article by Luke Holland – 14/04/2015.  Further is the seventh studio album by The Chemical Brothers, released on 14 June 2010. The album title and release date were  announced on the band’s official websiteRead More

Hard-working Hannah earns Royals’ annual award

                    GetReading Hannah Green has been voted Reading Royals Synchronised Swimming Club’s ‘Swimmer of the Year’. See article below for the other winners on the night.  CLICK HERE for more Royals stuff from 2010    


 Synchro Newsletter Summer Special The Great Britain Junior Squad have just arrived back from competing in the JuniorEuropean Championships in Calella, Spain.The Great Britain squad competed in all events including the combo routine event. This was the first time that Great Britain has competed in the combo event internationally. The combo event opened the championships with the British squad performing their best swim to date on the routine finishing in 8th place. Head coach Lolli was impressed with the way the athletes attacked the swim and didn’t hold anything back. Russia won the event with Spain claiming the silver and GreeceRead More

On the Olympic trail

          Reading Weekend Post         The trials took place last weekend for the British Junior Synchronised Swimming Squad……………….click article for MORE Return to 2007

General Public Star in New GBP4 Million TV Blitz for Tetley Tea

                  PR Newswire   Starting on April 2, Britain’s favourite tea brand, Tetley, will be celebrating the popularity of tea through a high profile marketing drive, involving a new GBP4 million national TV advertising campaign starring the general public, a new ‘people’s tea pack’ design and an interactive website. Those featured include publican Peter Rydings from Bury, Lancashire, London-based bowls player Phillida Inman, a team of synchronised swimmers from Reading and dinner lady Brenda Hession from East London. Royals swimmers are KatieRead More

Synchro Swimming: Jazmine wins for second year running

Reading Royals Synchronised Swimming Club celebrated their year’s achievements with a presentation evening which saw the  prestigious Swimmer of the Year award presented to popular winner Jazmine Stanzbury. On hand to present some of the trophies were Alan Porton, business development manager of the the Reading Post, sponsors of the club, and Robert Kenny from 107fm. In the past the awards have been presented at the Christmas show but because of the competition structure last year, they were not able to put on the show and an awards evening wasRead More