Dads come up with clever lockdown solutions for swimmer children

Two dads found an ingenious solution to their daughters being stuck at home and complaining they cannot swim anymore - they tethered them to one side of their family paddling pools.

Kevin Flint, from Bournemouth in Dorset, tied a dog lead around his daughter's waist, while James Newman-Baronius in Leighton Buzzard used a swimming resistance belt to keep his daughter in one place.

Talking about his daughter Mr Flint wrote: "I think is part of what makes Great Britain great. Here's Rosina being positive and finding a way through determination and innovation to carry on as best she can in these strange circumstances."

Meanwhile, Mr Newman-Baronius' swimming daughter, Em, tweeted: