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Adam Peaty

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January 6, 2022

Lots of New Year’s Honours recipients across Staffordshire

An olympic champion and community heroes are among the Staffordshire residents recognised by Her Majesty the Queen in her New Year Honours. Other honours have been awarded to members of the health and nursing professions, and for work in social care and economic regeneration.

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January 4, 2022

OBE honour for Adam

Adam Peaty to receive the OBE following success at Tokyo Olympics.

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September 30, 2021

“One of the best experiences of my life”

Swimming champion Adam Peaty is currently wowing television viewers with a new found talent – that of dancing as he flew through the first show of Strictly Come Dancing. The multi Olympic Gold Medalist, who grew up in Uttoxeter and also attended Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle, left the show’s judges rather flustered after watching his Cha Cha performance with his professional partner Katya Jones.

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September 30, 2021

Homecoming drive for Olympic star

After a summer of phenomenal success at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Adam Peaty MBE has returned to visit where it all began – his hometown of Uttoxeter. Peaty, CUPRA’s brand ambassador, took a road-trip in the CUPRA Formentor back to the places in his childhood that marked milestones in his journey to becoming an Olympic, Commonwealth, European and World Champion.

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August 31, 2021

Dance invite to Adam as he prepares for Strictly

ORGANIST and keyboard player, Carol Bradbury is encouraging people across Uttoxeter to put on their dancing shoes in support of the town’s Olympic hero Adam Peaty. Carol, known as ‘Twinklefingers’ has returned to Uttoxeter Town Hall to play musical accompaniment for the twice-monthly tea dances.

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August 17, 2021

Adam to attempt a master stroke on the dance floor

Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty has accepted an invitation to attempt a master stroke on the dance floor in front of millions of television viewers. The 26-year-old is one of the latest stars to be recruited by the BBC for its immensely popular Strictly Come Dancing series this autumn.

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August 17, 2021

Swim star Adam is set for Strictly

OLYMPIC champion Adam Peaty is set to swap the swimming pool for the ball room - as a contestant on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

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April 16, 2020

Olympic champion raises thousands for NHS

AN OLYMPIC gold medallist from Staffordshire has raised tens of thousands of pounds for the NHS as health workers continue to tackle coronavirus. Global swimming sensation Adam Peaty MBE from Uttoxeter raffled off his Team GB 2016 Olympic Racing Trunks over the weekend to help raise money for the service to purchase personal protective equipment after taking part in a 100km exercise bike ride to raise yet more funds last week. The six-time Male European Swimmer of the Year selected the winning ticket on Friday, and managed to raise more than £13,000 for NHS charities on top of the £4,000 that was donated during his 100km exercise bike ride challenge – meaning altogether Adam managed to bring in more than £17,000.

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January 10, 2019

Swimmer Steve battles on with support from Olympian Adam

A POOLSIDE tribute to Olympic champion Adam Peaty has inspired a Uttoxeter man to keep fit while battling advanced prostate cancer. Steve Derry, 58, took up swimming on the advice of medics in a bid to get a fit as possible before gruelling chemotherapy. And after hearing of his plight, gold medallist Adam paid a visit to Steve's home during the festive season.

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November 29, 2017


Swimmer honoured to be in running for Sports Personality award

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