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Amanda Broom raised £802 from 35 supporters


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Closed 30/09/2018

raised of £5,000 target by 35 supporters

    Weʼve raised £802 to raise money for the community to own, and run, Kingfisher Community Pool, Chard

    Chard, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018

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    This fundraising page has been set up to raise money for the community to own, and run, Kingfisher Community Pool in Chard. The money will go towards maintenance, equipment purchase, utility costs and any other associated costs with running a community pool. All monies will be used solely for this purpose. We have put £5,000 to start with, but this figure will

    The Business Plan has now been submitted to Somerset County Council, 14th September 2018. If the Business Plan is rejected and the Trustees are unsuccessful in purchasing the pool for the community, all monies raised via this page will be split between Primary Schools to assist with the costs of transport to other pools. change as things progress.

    We have over one hundred volunteers (numbers increasing daily) who have offered their time & skills to help us operate a community Big Build to refurbish the pool as much as we can. We will need to show Somerset County Council that we can also afford to operate the pool - in advance of income from users.

    Please donate what you can afford, and if you cannot afford to donate then offer your time so we can keep this pool running for the good of the whole community. If your donation is significant, then please let us have a cheque to pop straight into the bank account - thank you. We are also after larger pledges from local businesses - if you can pledge an amount, please email and advise:

    Cheques made payable to ‘Kingfisher Community Pool’



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      • Carla Wells-Burr

        Carla Wells-Burr

        Aug 29, 2018


      • Sue Scott

        Sue Scott

        Aug 28, 2018

        CRESTA pool serves ALL ages of the community with its brilliant lifeguards and water quality! It must be saved for everyone's fun and fitness!


      • Anna Bristow

        Anna Bristow

        Aug 22, 2018

        GReat work, well done to everyone involved.


      • Lorna Cox

        Lorna Cox

        Aug 22, 2018

        Hope this project gets the approval and support. X


      • Sue Kauth

        Sue Kauth

        Aug 20, 2018


      • Anonymous


        Aug 20, 2018


      • Katy Maynard

        Katy Maynard

        Aug 19, 2018

        Thank you for working so hard to keep the pool open.


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      Amanda Broom

      Amanda Broom

      Chard, UK

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