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Minsthorpe Pool to be discussed by council

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THE future of Minsthorpe Swimming Pool is to be discussed at a Wakefield Council meeting.

South Elmsall councillor Steve Tulley put forward a motion that members should be allowed to debate the Cabinet’s decision to close the pool in full council.

An amendment, by Coun David Dagger, agreed with Coun Tulley and also stated that a petition against the pool closure and representations made by local organisations would be part of a review of leisure facilities across the district.

Coun Dagger’s motion was passed by the council at a meeting on Wednesday.

The swimming pool will now be discussed at a later date.

Around 50 people took part in a demonstration outside the Wakefield County Hall before the meeting.

See next week’s Express for the full story.

 

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