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Meeting with Andrew Morgan about Aberdare Sauna, Steam Room and Jacuzzi

Aberdare Swimming Pool.

Last night I attended a meeting with local residents who feel extremely passionate over the potential loss of Sauna, Steam Room and Jacuzzi at Aberdare Swimming Pool.

We were informed that leader of RCTC Andrew Morgan is personally involved in the discussions to help save the facility’s at the Aberdare Pool.

The residents have another meeting planned with Andrew Morgan and have been in contact with his PA at RCTC Headquarters Clydach Vale.

We were informed that his PA said there was a small room available at the Rock Grounds Aberdare and she went on to say only 4 people would be allowed in to the meeting.

If more people want to attend the meeting they would have to travel all the way over to Clydach Vale in the Rhondda.

It was suggested in the meeting that all concerned had a the right to attend the meeting with leader of RCTC Andrew Morgan not just 4 people and the Sobell Sports Centre is a public building with large rooms on the first floor.

This would be the ideal place to hold such meeting as direct public transport to Clydach Vale is non existent, this idea will be put to Andrew Morgan’s PA.

The organisers of the meeting did say that the Sauna, Steam Room and Jacuzzi were making a profit it was paying its way unlike the swimming pool.

Residents don’t think RCTC should remove the amenities that are beneficial to the health of local people of Aberdare and the rest of Cynon Valley.

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/save-aberdare-sauna.html

Please can I point out the

Please can I point out the following;
• Learned to swim at Aberdare pool in mid 70’s
• Sauna user since mid 80’s when working at Conroy’s DIY Aberdare for Tuesday & Thursday shape up sessions
• Met up with Brian sweet along with Harry & gang on Sundays for our 11 am get together at sauna since 90’s
• Throughout noughtys been a regular Sunday morning user/contributor
• Early last year signed the original petition
• This year attended RCT meeting at Clydach vale plus other meetings referring to school and Sobell development
• Over past few years I have attempted to assist my local community by being Maesydre’s neighbourhood Chairman and this year have also taken up the voluntary post of Cynon Valley secretary of neighbourhood watch and a regular attendee of local PACT meetings

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