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Worcester swimming pool size to be decided in next few weeks

A DECISION on whether Worcester's new swimming pool will be six or eight lanes is set to be made in the next few weeks.

Under the previous Labour-led administration, Worcester City Council approved plans to create a six-lane 25 metre pool at Perdiswell Leisure Centre in April.

But at a meeting on Tuesday (July 29), the council's Conservative-led cabinet decided to review the possibility of building an eight-lane pool while talks continue with Sports England and other potential funding organisations.

Coun David Wilkinson, cabinet member for Safer and Stronger Communities, who is in charge of the project, said he had also held meetings ...