Tag archive for ‘Leith Waterworld’
By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Leith Waterworld no more?

Tomorrow’s council meeting has Leith Waterworld back on the agenda for discussion. The proposed sale of the building was delayed until the campaign group, Splashback, had the opportunity to put their revised More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

What will the council do about Leith Waterworld now?

When Leith Waterworld was closed in January the campaign group Splashback set out to try and pull a community bid together to buy the pool from the council and run it themselves. The council say in a report produced More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Splashback invite you to a film

Film Posterfinal Splashback is the campaign group trying to reopen Leith Waterworld, which was closed by the council in January 2012. This Sunday to coincide with the victory parade of Olympians and Paralympians More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, August 6th, 2012

Splashback! campaign dip their toes in the water

The group had been given until tomorrow 7 August 2012 to put together a bid for the former Leith Waterworld premises. They required to organise funding for the lease, the refurbishment of the premises as well as More...

By admin On Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Council Elections 2012 – Splashback! dives in

With just under a month to go before the local elections, Splashback!, the Edinburgh residents campaign fighting to re-open Leith Waterworld, is ratcheting up the pressure on election candidates to declare where More...

By admin On Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
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Splashback allowed to tread water for six months

The campaign group was back at the council chambers today trying to ensure that the future of the site in Leith is ensured as a leisure pool not something like a Tesco Store. They explained during the meeting that More...

By admin On Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Splashback! have support from Green Party Group against pool closure

The mounting debate over controversial City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) plans to close Leith Waterworld on 8 January 2012 took a fresh turn today. Splashback!, the residents’ campaign to save the Capital’s More...