A big “thank you” to all those who have donated their Friends of the Lido membership fee this year – despite the pool not being open and no membership benefits being therefore available. We really appreciate receiving such an expression of support, and would again like to reassure all our members, as well as all … Continue reading To all our Generous Friends,
July 15th 2020 Dear Friends, We find ourselves in unusual times: Despite the fact that, due to Covid-19, our lido has not been able to open this year, never has the existence of our organisation been more crucial! Below, please find some important information about your committee, and the issues we have been considering in recent weeks. … Continue reading Message to all our Lido Friends.
Click on article heading to expand and read embedded article. Opening a Lido after a long break isn't straight forward as this article by Emma Pusill explains https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/jul/10/englands-lidos-can-open-on-saturday-but-swimmers-cant-dive-in-just-yet?fbclid=IwAR0LyK90R6mzhstuSWDMqjS-WF5ocpTORROEAk9AKkgD7XvjRwKVZm3mYfo
July 9th 2020. Statement from Janet Martin Friends Chairperson. Many of you will have seen today’s announcement from the Government sanctioning the re-opening of swimming pools – “if it is safe to do so”. Despite this, however, and further to our post on 19th June, I’m sorry to re-state the case that the position with regard to Peterborough’s … Continue reading Lido Covid19 closure update.
Many of you will have seen today’s announcement from the Government sanctioning the re-opening of swimming pools – “if it is safe to do so”. With. regards to our Lido the position is more complicated. The Friend of the Lido are preparing a statement for the website and this will be uploaded within the next few … Continue reading Flash news
June 19th 2020 Transfer of Management for Leisure, Arts and Heritage Services Readers of the Local News may have seen the recent announcement from Vivacity stating that, due to the financial implications of the coronavirus and lockdown, they are handing back the contract for the delivery of leisure, arts and heritage services to Peterborough City … Continue reading Announcement from Vivacity
Season Update June 19th. Under normal circumstances at this time of year, we would all now be revelling in the first weeks of open season at our Lido – and in particular would be looking forward to another glorious Summer Solstice event this weekend. However, we all know that these are not normal circumstances and … Continue reading 2020 Lido Season
Individual membership scheme launched byHistoric Pools of Britain today (Wednesday, 11 March) Historic Pools of Britain (HPB) is launching a new individual membership scheme for those with a passion for supporting the nation’s historic pools. As well as enjoying member benefits, individuals will be helping to support the vision of Historic Pools of Britain, which wants to develop further the … Continue reading Message from Historic Pools
Friends due to the advice re the Corvid19 epidemic coming from the Government today the Friends of Lido AGM scheduled for March 24th has been CANCELLED - More Details to Follow as the Committee decides on the right course of action.
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