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Royals trio selected to GB training sqaud

Reading Post article by our own Beverley Skelton.

Clark joins her Royals team-mates in the GB squad

                MORE ABOUT 2009 HERE

Helping hand for Olympic hopefuls

        Reading Evening Post   Reading’s Olympic hopefuls are set to get a helping hand to train for the 2012 games as part of a new scheme………click article to read more. RETURN to 2007

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

An introduction to synchronised swimming

 – BBC “Blue Peter Unleashed”   Katie Skelton and the “Ricky Martin Squad” at the BBC (CBBC) in 2002. Some good footage.


Reading Royals Swimmer of the Month for September – an award sponsored by the Reading Evening Post was Gemma Ward. All of the 13/14  coaches within the squad unanimously nominated Gemma who attends Denefield School in Tilehurst for this award…. Full article below….. and more from the year 2000 HERE  

It’s a Golden Bar for Katie

          READING ROYALS spent a wonderful evening at Potters Bar Synchronised Swimming Club…… with the highlight being a gold triumph for Katie Skelton. Full story click pages above….. For the year as a whole go to 1999 HERE