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Providing a great example of the Penzance community working together, a Cornish Pirates match day collection in support of the Jubilee Pool Penzance’s geothermal heating project Crowdfunder campaign has raised over £800.
The sum raised at last Sunday’s Cornish Pirates versus Coventry Rugby match was thanks to the generosity of the Pirates and their supporters present. Also, besides the bucket collection, many more supporters signed up for the geothermal Crowdfunder fundraiser!
Expressing thanks to the Cornish Pirates and everyone who supported them, Abbie Cranage, on behalf of Jubilee Pool Penzance, commented:
If you want to back a winning team and be part of one of the best things coming to Cornwall 12 months a year, please support our geothermal campaign at www.crowdfunder.co.uk/jubileepool
With our minimal target of £350K almost reached we are aiming for optimal of £500k to ensure the redevelopments are truly great with enhanced warm indoor shower facilities and improved disabled changing area.
We feel this will improve the plans even more and will mean that sports people like the Pirates or those rehabilitating from injury will be able to use the facilities all year round.
The Jubilee Pool opened back in 1935 has provided immense enjoyment to many thousands of children and adults and the present hope is that with a geothermally heated area it will continue to do so for generations to come.
Following Covid regulations, Penzance & Newlyn RFC and the Cornish Pirates have admirably reacted well to assist in a variety of ways, including, of recent, responding to help certain local choirs.
Captain Benbow shows his support for MIND Mental Health as the Co-op are aiming to raise £1m for them within our region.
Alfie Martin, who is on a 250-mile round walking trip of Cornwall visiting each and every rugby club in the county