Staff across South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue are teaming up for a mammoth swimming challenge in aid of two incredible causes.

We’re aiming to swim the equivalent of the perimeter of South Yorkshire- that’s 170 miles!

People will be contributing anything from 100m to several miles.

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Thank you to everyone for their support so far!

Updated on Fri, May 19 2023, 3:16 PM

£1,749.25 raised of £1,000.00 target by 81 supporters

£1,448.00 donated and £301.25 in GiftAid
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From 31st March 2023. Until 31st May 2023.


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The Fire Fighters Charity  

The Fire Fighters Charity offers specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives.

Royal Life Saving Society UK  

It is the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK)'s purpose to enhance communities, so everyone can enjoy being in, on and around water, safely; because every life is worth saving. Our work is vital in every city, town, community and home.


For further information visit the twitter feed

  • Sun, June 4 2023, 7:52 AM : #Rotherham fire station is hosting a charity car wash on Saturday 10 June from 10am to 3pm. It's all in aid of @firefighters999 Please come along and donate what you can 🙏
  • Fri, June 2 2023, 9:02 PM : RT @RLSSUK: Stay safe and have fun this summer. 🌞 Our free water safety education resources have been designed so that from home you can e…
  • Fri, June 2 2023, 6:34 PM : Things are getting real for our 71st wholetime firefighter recruits! More breathing apparatus and road traffic collision training for our two squads this week 💪
  • Fri, June 2 2023, 1:30 PM : RT @SYSaferRoads: Please help our partners @SYFR if you can. Deliberate fires put us all at risk!
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