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Weʼre raising £20,000 to Save Shoalstone Pool from the damage caused by Storm Emma

Brixham, UK
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On the night of 1st March 2018 the combined forces of Storm Emma, the Beast from the East and very high spring tides conspired to wreak havoc on the Devon coast - including Brixham's beloved Shoalstone Pool.

This seawater lido has been at the heart of the community for over ninety years. It has weathered many storms, but rarely one with as much force as this. The sea battered the pool and its surrounds, tearing up concrete, ripping away railings, and destroying the doors to our storerooms - strewing maintenance supplies and equipment across Torbay.

The damage is particularly devastating as the pool is entirely run by and for the community, relying on a dedicated team of volunteers to keep it open in the face of vanishing local authority funding.

Shoalstone Pool CIC will do everything it can over the coming weeks to repair the damage caused and make sure the pool is open as planned for the summer season, but we need your help to make this possible!

Funds raised will be used to pay for the materials and specialist labour required to support the work of our caretaker and volunteers and make sure the pool is safe to use for the Brixham community and visitors from further afield. Any surplus will be used for general maintenance and improvements to the pool site, furthering our goal to make the pool the best that it can be.

For more information please visit www.shoalstonepool.com

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    Halfway there in just over a week! Thank you for all your support amazing people - and remember, keep sharing!!

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    We are hugely grateful for everyone's support. Please continue to share the campaign so we can reach our target!

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Page last updated on: 8/9/2018 10:54 AM

Supporters

423

  • Graham Orbell

    Graham Orbell

    Aug 9, 2018

    Swim on!

    £10.00

  • Joan and Bryan Taylor

    Joan and Bryan Taylor

    Aug 7, 2018

    We were both born in Brixhm and have many wonderful memories of swimming in the pool. Good luck in your endeavours.

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 4, 2018

    Tony allowed me to help clean the pool - the high point of my holiday after swimming in it!

    £500.00

  • Victoria Kilpin

    Victoria Kilpin

    Jul 28, 2018

    Had a brilliant time here last week.

    £5.00

  • Judith Anderson

    Judith Anderson

    Jul 25, 2018

    Thank you for your help while we were in Brixham, we enjoyed our visit there.

    £10.00

  • Julie Harrison

    Julie Harrison

    Jul 17, 2018

    Thank you for the link to the Crowdfunding Sophie. Keep up your great work.

    £5.00

  • Jacqueline Trembath

    Jacqueline Trembath

    Jul 16, 2018

    Brilliant pool !Thank you for looking after it.

    £10.00

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Sophie Walker-Haworth

Sophie Walker-Haworth

Brixham, UK

Chairperson of Shoalstone Pool CIC

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