Fleetwood's public swimming pool boosted by £141,212 from Government’s Swimming Pool Support Fund

A successful grant bid has secured £141,212 to help make Fleetwood's swiming baths more financially viable, it has been announced.
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Wyre Council says the funding is from the second phase of the Government’s Swimming Pool Support Fund, following the phase one funding awarded to the Council last year.

 Administered by Sport England, the fund provides a total of £60 million to local authorities in England as a support package for public leisure facilities with swimming pools.

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 This second phase of funding provides capital investment for Fleetwood’s public swimming pool helping to make it more environmentally and financially sustainable.

Sign up for our free newsletters now It will allow shower-flow restrictors and photo-voltaic cells (solar panels) to be installed which will all contribute to the energy efficiency of the much-loved facility.

 Marianne Hesketh, Director of Communities at Wyre Council, said: “I am thrilled to be able to share this news.

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"We are fortunate to have excellent swimming pools in Wyre which play such an important role in the health and wellbeing of our residents.  Securing this vital funding ensures that we can sustain and improve the much-loved facilities in Fleetwood.

 “Due to our location, it is particularly important to provide opportunities for people to learn about water safety and how to swim with confidence. We encourage everyone to support our local leisure centres whenever you can and make full use of Wyre’s pools."

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