Young diver makes a splash at Stretford Mall

Young diver makes a splash at Stretford Mall

Jared Logan walks Stretford Mall in his sub aqua gear ready for the Life's a Beach event coming to the Mall next month. (8722491)

Jared Logan walks Stretford Mall in his sub aqua gear ready for the Life’s a Beach event coming to the Mall next month. (8722496)

Jared Logan walks Stretford Mall in his sub aqua gear ready for the Life's a Beach event coming to the Mall next month. (8722498)

Jared Logan walks Stretford Mall in his sub aqua gear ready for the Life's a Beach event coming to the Mall next month. Jared talks to David Bentham, manager of the Timpson store in the Mall. (8722500)

Jared Logan walks Stretford Mall in his sub aqua gear ready for the Life's a Beach event coming to the Mall next month. Franed Lodzski from Stretford with Jared. (8722510)

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A TEENAGE diver is hoping to entice Stretford shoppers into an underwater world of adventure.

Keen scuba diver Jared Logan, one of the youngest members of the Sub C Divers branch of the British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC), is promoting the ‘amazing’ sport ahead of the Life’s a Beach event at Stretford Mall from August 6 to August 9 ,running from 11 am to 4 pm each day.

Despite only joining a year ago, the 14-year-old said he already knows it will be a hobby for life – and now he's calling on others to take the plunge.

The Golborne High School pupil said: “I’ve never been a very sporty person but my nan suggested a few different hobbies to me and I liked the sound of scuba diving as I’d always been interested in aquatic sports,” he said.

“I was quite a nervous person when I started but it has definitely boosted my confidence and given me skills I wouldn‘t normally have.

“I’d definitely recommend that people give it a go.”

Members of Atherton-based Sub C Divers will be making waves at the Life’s a Beach event next month, where the landlocked shopping centre will be transformed into a sandcastle-filled spectacle with

Stretford Mall manager, Colin McCrory, is looking forward to welcoming the club to the annual event, which runs from 11am until 4pm each day from August 6 to 9.

He said: “It will be great to have the Sub C Divers at this year’s event which will provide a platform for them to encourage new members to take up scuba diving.

“There will also be a chance for shoppers to find out more about summer promotions amongst our retailers and for children to make the most of the fun seaside activities on offer.”

The Sub C Divers meet every Wednesday evening from 8pm until 10pm at Howe Bridge Sports Centre on Eckersley Fold Lane, Atherton.

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