SWIMMERS are wanted to sign up for a fundraising paddle.

The Marie Curie Cancer Care swimathon is being held at more than 600 pools including Colchester.

Thousands of swimmers nationwide will take to the water between April 26-28, with Colchester Leisure World’s swim on the last day.

Pools in Clacton, Walton, Halstead, Dovercourt, Braintree and Maldon are also taking part.

  • Entry is half price until the end of today. To enter or find a pool near you visit the event website before April 24.