Len, the swim teacher to thousands, dies at 82

THE former owner of Park Swim School has died aged 82 after a long illness.

London-born Len Goldberg moved to Manchester to live with his grandparents after his mother died when he was a baby.

He was a Stand Grammar School pupil.

Lenís first experience of the water was when he was stationed with the RAF in Plymouth and served as a wireless operator at an air-sea rescue station. He used to accompany the crew on life-saving missions.

On his demob, he helped his father run his clothing factory and then established his own retail fashion-wear business.

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