Guid Nychburris Swimming Gala A Relay Big Success


The 2016 Guid Nychburris Team Relay Swimming Gala took place at the DG One Temporary Swimming Pool at Dumfries Ice Bowl on Thursday 2 June.


Once again the event was organised by Dumfries and Galloway Council in partnership with the Guid Nychburris Organising Committee.


A total of 21 schools and 177 individual swimmers from across the region participated in what was a fun and competitive event programme.


The 2015 Queen of the South, Beth Allen and Queen of the South Elect 2016, Eimear Smith attended along with fellow dignitaries –


Cornet Elect – Jordan McLatchie

Cornet’s Lass – Rebecca Nelson

Attendants – Annisha Cunncliffe and Ellis Murphy


Councillor Tom McAughtrie Chair of the Council’s Communities Committee said:


“I would like to congratulate all of the swimmers and coaches for their hard work and efforts. Furthermore a huge thank you to all of the volunteers and dignitaries for their help and support in making sure that this year’s Guid Nychburris Gala was a great success.”



Main Photo- winners of the Girls Primary School MIXED FREESTYLE RELAY- Hecklegirth Primary

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