Cub’s ‘Channel’ swim raises £3,000

Ivan Burt-Smith (8) who will be swimming 22 miles (1416 lengths)  at Selkirk Swimming Pool to raise funds for a new roof for Selkirk Scout Group hall
Ivan Burt-Smith (8) who will be swimming 22 miles (1416 lengths) at Selkirk Swimming Pool to raise funds for a new roof for Selkirk Scout Group hall

Selkirk cub Ivan Burt-Smith, eight, has raised £3,000 towards reslating the local scout hall roof following his 22-mile swim of ‘the English Channel’ in the town’s pool earlier this year.

Grateful mum Jan said: “It’s amazing.”