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Controversial plans to build a new £9m leisure centre in Workington will go-ahead. Councillors voted in favour of the development at Cloffocks despite concerns about it being built in a flood-prone area.
Plans for a £9m leisure centre in West Cumbria have been given the go-ahead, despite opposition to where it will be built.
The site of the centre in Workington is controversial. Campaigners say they'll consider a judicial review. Katie Hunter reports:
Residents in a Workington ward are unhappy with plans to build a £9m leisure centre in their area.
People living in Moorclose want the money to be used to upgrade the existing sports centre in the town.
Plans to build the controversial new centre are to be discussed by members of Allerdale Borough Council at an open meeting this afternoon.
Plans to build a controversial new leisure centre in Workington could be given the go-ahead later today.
A planning meeting is being held by Allerdale Borough Council to discuss the proposal to build the new facilities at Cloffocks.
The council say the new nine million pound sports centre would replace two ageing buildings and benefit the town.