The annual event attracted lots of courageous swimmers to tackle the challenge.

Brave swimmers take to icy waters during annual New Year Swim in Todmorden

Brave swimmers took to the icy waters of Lee Dam, Lumbutts, near Todmorden yesterday (Sunday) for the annual New Year swim.

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Boys winner was Noah Beale
Boys winner was Noah Beale
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The event has been a staple in the Calder Valley calendar for many years.
The event has been a staple in the Calder Valley calendar for many years.
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Some swimmers even wore fancy dress as they took on the challenge
Some swimmers even wore fancy dress as they took on the challenge
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After taking the plunge, swimmers were rewarded with hot soup and a roll at the Top Brink Inn.
After taking the plunge, swimmers were rewarded with hot soup and a roll at the Top Brink Inn.
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