Cost of a swim 'too high'

PUBLISHED: 08:43 25 February 2009 | UPDATED: 23:06 15 June 2010

THE cost of a swim at Honiton Swimming Pool is excluding people from using the facility, according to Honiton Senior Council.

THE cost of a swim at Honiton Swimming Pool is excluding people from using the facility, according to Honiton Senior Council.It has written to Leisure East Devon, which runs the pool, to complain about its pricing structure. The cost of an adult swim is approaching £5.The senior council is also concerned that Leisure East Devon does not appear to be accessing funding for concessionary swims from the government.Tony Simpson, the senior council's secretary, has told the pool operator that concerns raised in Honiton will be put to an assembly meeting of the Senior Council for Devon.Leisure East Devon recently announced free swim sessions on set dates.


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