Congratulations to Matt Reid who has been voted the best swimming teacher in the Vale of White Horse winning the first round of a national competition!

More than 700 nominations were made nationwide and Matt will now go through to a regional semi-final. If he is successful he will then go forward to a national judging day to take place at former Olympic venue, the London Aquatics Centre in Stratford.

Commenting on his win, Matt said: I love teaching a life skill to so many children and adults and enjoy the variety of lessons I teach ranging from additional needs and preschool to competitive and Adults. We have a great team here at White Horse and I’m pleased to have received the award".