We are told that the Motcombe Pool site will not be sold, but we need swift action to prevent further deterioration.
The building undoubtedly needs serious attention , but one wonders if it has slipped to the bottom of the ‘ to do’ list.
We read of the many dwellings planned for the Eastbourne area and feel Motcombe Pool is a necessary facility for the population.
It is central, easily accessible and several main bus routes pass nearby.
Lack of funds is a problem for any council, but is Motcombe a cause for Lottery funding?
Can Swim England help?
Is crowdfunding an option?
Are there some apprentices at the local college in need of a practical project, suitably supervised, of course.
Swimming is wonderful exercise for young and old.
It promotes physical and mental health , ‘mens sana in corporo sano’ , as the Romans said.
Confidence in water is essential for all, particularly for those living near the sea - it could save a life.
I urge your readers to please sign the on line petition here in the hope that we can obtain some positive action.