Community fun at Halloween themed bingo night helps Wirksworth Swimming Pool On Friday 24th October 2014, The Friends of Wirksworth Swimming Pool fundraising team hosted a Halloween themed bingo night at The Red Lion Hotel in Wirksworth. The evening, which included bingo games and a raffle, raised almost £300 for the pool. Glyn Booth, Pool Manager comments: “I would like to thank everyone who attended and especially those who helped organise the evening. The Red Lion Hotel were once again very supportive providing a venue. Our special thanks also to local businesses Home Delights Deli, Almark Garage, Toy Library, Elcocoa
Community supports Wirksworth Swimming Pool’s fundraising efforts for improved facilities Wirksworth Running Club and Wirksworth Open Gardens have added their support to Wirksworth Swimming Pool’s fundraising efforts with donations of £400 and £500 respectively. Both organisations presented the pool with cheques in October in support of plans to extend the pool building to provide improved changing facilities, office space and a café area. Pool Manager, Glyn Booth, comments: “We’re working really hard to raise the £275,000 needed to improve the facilities here at Wirksworth. We cannot thank the local community enough for their tireless efforts to make our plans a
We are looking for people who are interested in making a difference in their community to join our Board of Trustees. We have vacancies for three new Trustees to join our existing small team who play a vital role in the work of our charity. David Baker, Chair of Trustees comments: “We are keen to hear from anyone who would like to help us. No particular qualifications are required to be a Trustee, but specific skill sets in finance, law, HR and/or co-ordinating and submitting grant applications would be very useful. We are also looking for one of the new
Wirksworth Swimming Pool obtains planning consent for a revised extension to its pool building. We have secured revised planning permission for an extension to the pool building which could provide improved changing facilities, office space and a café area. Original plans, approved in 2013, for a side extension to the main building have been adapted to a double height extension at the front of the site. This revision has been driven by the Trustees’ desire to reduce building costs: projected at £570,000 for the original design, and now down to approximately £275,000 for the new layout. Pool Manager, Glyn Booth,
We would like to make all pool users aware that the pool will be closed on Sunday 3rd August 2014 for staff training. Sorry for any inconvenience.