Chilly challenge to support cancer

The Pells Angels
The Pells Angels

Fundraisers will swim two kilometres or 44 lengths of the spring fed Pells Pool in Lewes to raise money for cancer charity Macmillan.

The Lido Challenge will take place tomorrow (Saturday September 20) at the historic pool.

Local people have been training individually and in teams for the sponsored chilly challenge in the UK’s oldest Lido. The Pells Angels team will be taking part and you can sponsor them at

People are being encouraged to turn up and support the swimmers who set off at 1pm on Saturday. All participants are trying to attract as much sponsorship as possible, so organisers are urging people to be generous.