April 7, 2008
Hopes are high as Burnham
swimming pool's D-Day arrives
fighting to save Burnham-On-Sea's closure-threatened swimming
pool are set to hear on Tuesday (April 8th) whether new owners
have been found to take it over.
Hopes are high that a new owner has been found to take over the
facility after Sedgemoor District Council recently confirmed a
bidder is interested in taking over the pool.
official announcement is due to be made at a press conference
organised by Sedgemoor District Council at 12.30pm in Burnham
understands that "very good news" is set to be announced,
although the district council's Executive Committee will have
the final say on
any deal at 9.30am.
from Burnham's Save Our Swim (SOS) group will either break open
their champagne bottles in celebration - or drown their sorrows
in despair - according to the decision.
public meeting to discuss the decision will also take place at
6pm on Tuesday evening at the Princess Hall.
will have full coverage of the pool announcement throughout Tuesday.
'Save Our Swimming Pool' website
confirms that multiple bidders interested in pool
pool is top of Daily Telegraph list of UK threatened pools
groups show interest in taking over pool
sign online swimming pool petition
lease is advertised in bid to find new owner
held on possible community bid for Burnham pool
progress' made in search for new pool owner
Democrats give Burnham pool campaigners a boost
meets council bosses in fight to save Burnham pool
of public meetings set up to discuss pool progress
of a last-minute reprieve for pool are dashed
scheme was considered for pool site in 2006
vicar collects 300 signatures in support of pool
swimmers hold protest outside Burnham pool
campaigners demand answers on running costs
turnout at packed swimming pool public meeting
group meets MP to discuss future of pool
meeting set to be held on future of pool
sign petition to save Burnham swimming pool
fight closure of Burnham swimming pool' vow campaigners
swimming pool 'may permanently close by April 2008'