Wigton swimming pool reopens

Wigton has reopened after it was closed last year. It shut after it was linked to a chemical leak resulted in the death of hundreds of fish in a near by stream.

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Wigton pool reopen after five month closure

Wigton baths has reopened after being closed five month ago with Colin Smithson being the first in the water this morning.

The pool was shut last year after it was linked to a chemical leak which polluted a near by stream.

Cumbria County Council currently run the baths but will hand over control to a community trust next year.

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