Council will splash cash - but not on pool

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Garstang Leisure Centre bosses are celebrating a major boost in membership as it was revealed they are set for a £250,000 cash investment.

But confusion still surrounds the future of an ambitious pool development at the Windsor Road facility after Wyre Council ruled out any immediate plans for the scheme.

Wyre Council leader Peter Gibson has pledged to keep the YMCA centre open for leisure-users with secure investment within the next year. The council’s 2014/15 budget, approved last week, set out the guaranteed sum and Coun Gibson said it would be now subject to public consultation on how best the money is spent.


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