Western Promenade & Swimming Pool

Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – June 2018

Swimming Pool The newly refurbished and rebranded Lido opened to the public on the 28th May. In the three weeks to the 17th June, the total number of swimmers using the facility was 3,151 providing an income of £12,287. This is evidence of the popularity of the Lido...

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Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – May 2018

Swimming Pool (Councillor Barry) The swimming pool is on track to open on the 28th May although there have been some issues with plant and equipment. Regular work parties and over sixty regular volunteers have undertaken a complete make over of the facility which now...

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Western Promenade & Swimming Pool – April 2018

Western Promenade (Councillor V Chapman) NOTES TAKEN AT MEETNG WITH IAN TAYLOR AND STEVE GOVE OF TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL, ON TUESDAY, 10TH APRIL, 2018 AT 11 AM ON THE WESTERN PROMENADE   Unfortunately, Terry was unable to join me as was Jean Howard.   The...

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February 2016 – Western Promenade

Work has started on installing the new bollards on the Western Promenade. With regard to the Rugby Club using the ‘safe play area’, Terry and I have spoken about this and are both agreeable to its use. However Terry will make a decision about its usage if due to...

February 2016 – Swimming Pool

I have agreed with TDC to fund a number of extra sun-beds out of my MSR allowance. These will be ordered by TDC who will then counter-charge us.

November 2015 – Western Promenade

Yachts and Yachting magazine has put Brightlingsea Sailing Club forward as a possible winner of Club of the Year. To vote please go to: www.yachtsandyachting.co.uk/awards2016 You can also go to the Sailing Club website, where you will find a link. The new set of...

November 2015 – Swimming Pool

Following the meeting with Tendring District Council some interesting facts and figures:- The attendance this year was 8,330, which is a slight increase on previous years despite the bad weather this year. The total cost of running the pool this year is £82,900,...

October 2015 – Western Promenade

I attended a Scouts Committee Meeting with Terry, to discuss their use of the Boating Lake. They have had a good season, and hope to put boats on the water during the October half-term holiday, weather permitting. They will send us 10% of their takings, as usual,...

September 2015 – Western Promenade

We are still waiting to hear back from the Insurance company with regard to the replacement swings in Pawson’s Playground. Following some problems with the new ramp in the skate park, the company is going to make some alterations to the transitions, which will be of...

September 2015 – Swimming Pool

With the season now drawing to an end we have arranged a clear-up meeting with TDC to discuss this years progress and next years finances. I fear we have not had a good year this year, due to the weather, particularly at the weekends.

Western Promenade – August 2015

Taps B1 and B6 have been attended to.  A new man-hole cover has replaced a broken one on the grass car park. The problem with water on the grass car park is being investigated by TDC, both internally and with the Environment Agency. The two wooden sleepers that were...

July 2015 – Swimming Pool

Please see below reply from TDC regarding the closure of the Swimming Pool on Sunday 5th July: “Thank you for your e mail. We were very disappointed that the pool was closed at the weekend. (it was Sunday not Saturday) Although the member of staff has worked at the...

June 2015 – Western Promenade

During the half-term holiday, the fire brigade was called to Pawson's Playground as a child had got it's head stuck in the wooden framework of the swings.  I happened to be there, when the fire brigade arrived and immediately called Terry and Gordon the Warden.  I met...

June 2015 – Swimming Pool

The swimming pool was  opened by the Mayor last month. Whilst the weather has not been brilliant, it has had reasonable attendances . I introduced myself to the Tendring officials at the time. Whilst my approach might be a "little different, I told them I would be...

April 2015 – Swimming Pool

This is my last MSR Report on the pool. Tendring District Council has let Brightlingsea down again with the way it is handling the maintenance of the pool. The cracks have not been completed to a very good standard and the painting has been done by Tendring brush...

April 2015 – Western Promenade

Work on installing new play equipment in Pawson's Playground is underway.  There will be a double swing, a slide and a Shipwreck Cove. There has been some comment about the timing of this work being done, but the weather wasn't really clement enough before and the...

March 2015 – Swimming Pool

It has been a frustrating last two years and I feel that Tendring District Council is failing in the way it is running the pool, with very little consideration from the people and Brightlingsea Town Council. I find it very frustrating that things cannot be carried out...

March 2015 – Western Promenade

I will be attending a beach hut patrol with Sheila Crow in the next week or two. Work on the new play equipment in Pawsons Playground is due to commence this week. A reminder that the grass car park gate will be open from Sunday 29th March, weather permitting.

January 2015 – Swimming Pool

Obviously December is a quiet month for the pool, but now we are in the middle of January I would like to think that this year Tendring District Council can get their act together and deliver what we all want – a pool which Tendring and Brightlingsea can be proud of....

January 2015 – Western Promenade

Picnic tables for the Millenium Garden have been ordered. The current timber picnic tables will be removed ready for installation in around 6 weeks time, and replaced by durable recycled plastic. Following the successful CIF Grant, the Shipwreck Cove play equipment...

December 2014 – Western Promenade

The new Commodore of the Model Boat Club is Andy Hope. He was elected at their AGM on Sunday 7th December 2014. We have received a complaint about dog fouling inside Pawsons Playground. Apparently several beach hut owners are unhappy about receiving a letter from...

November 2014 – Swimming Pool

A meeting is taking place this week with Mike Carran and Jeanette Thomasson of TDC, Councillor Goggin and myself. A report will be given at the Council meeting. Graham Mann

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