Commonwealth Pool

Commonwealth Pool

Parents aim to raise £20k to keep young divers training facilites

THE parents of some of Edinburgh's hottest diving talents are trying to raise £20,000 to ensure the champions of the future do not leave the sport during the Royal Commonwealth Pool's scheduled two-year closure for renovation.

£5m pool grant enables city to make a big splash in 2014

Moving floors form part of huge revamp of swimming arena.

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£1m deficit is deep trouble for leisure

PRICE rises may be on the cards at Edinburgh's sport and leisure centres after the company that runs them plunged nearly £1 million into the red.

Back to the drawing board for Commonwealth Pool revamp

THE long-awaited revamp of the Royal Commonwealth Pool (RCP) has hit a fresh stumbling block – after a decision by councillors cost the project £2 million.

Ministers to splash out on Commonwealth Pool

THE Scottish Government today announced an extra £1 million to help refurbish Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Funding cut to pull the plug on Edinburgh swim club

AN elite swimming club which trains three of Scotland's Olympic hopefuls claims it has been forced out of business.

Play area to make a splash

A NEW water play area for children is being considered as part of a £37 million refurbishment of the Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Concern deepens over cost of Commonwealth Pool revamp

THE cost of a major refurbishment of the Royal Commonwealth Pool is set to soar above its £37 million estimate, officials have warned.

Fate of sports venues due soon

A MAJOR report on the future of Meadowbank Stadium and the Royal Commonwealth Pool is due to be published next month.

Sports report fails to cross the finish line

CITY council leaders have failed to deliver a crucial report on the future of Meadowbank Stadium and the Royal Commonwealth Pool - for the second month in a row.

'The challenges require vision and decisiveness'

WHETHER it is Labour's fault or not, there is a growing air of crisis in the City Chambers and the mark of the ruling coalition will be the way it deals with the challenges it faces.

Splashing the cash on Commonwealth Pool

THE cost of refurbishing the Royal Commonwealth Pool has shot up by £7 million in less than two years, it emerged today.

Poll quizes residents on Meadowbank

EDINBURGH City Council has commissioned a poll asking residents about plans to demolish Meadowbank, build a new stadium at Sighthill and refurbish the Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Sport plans in spotlight

THE replacement of Meadowbank Sports Centre and the refurbishment of the Royal Commonwealth Pool will be discussed at community information days this week.

Lib Dems dive in with Commonwealth Pool cash pledge

LIBERAL Democrats have pledged to guarantee funding for the refurbishment of Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Clue in missing woman search

A MISSING woman may have been seen using a cash machine at the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Sunday morning, police say.

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