Gold medal winning swimmer opens new pool

Josef Craig will perform the opening ceremony Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Paralympic gold medallist Josef Craig will officially open a new swimming pool on South Tyneside. Jarrow Community Pool has cost four million pounds and has been built in the grounds of Jarrow School.

Josef Craig will be joined by the Mayor of South Tyneside, Councillor Eileen Leask, to perform the ceremony on Monday 14th January. Josef will then take the first swim in the new pool.