North East Wales

Splash Magic group given £500,000 to run Plas Madoc

Image caption The community fought to save the complex from closure in 2014

A community-run public swimming baths in Wrexham has received a £500,000 Welsh Government hand-out.

Plas Madoc leisure centre was saved from demolition in 2014 by local people and councillors.

After setting up a charitable trust to run the centre in Acrefair, volunteers set about overhauling the facilities, renamed Splash Magic.

The grant will go towards the building's development.

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