Sport

Hole closes Nimbin Pool

Nimbin Pool, shown here in 2011, has been closed after a hole was found in the base.
Nimbin Pool, shown here in 2011, has been closed after a hole was found in the base. Jay Cronan

THE Nimbin Pool has been closed down after a hole was discovered in the base of the pool over the weekend.

Lismore City Council today announced that the pool has been leaking and that it was currently being de-chlorinated so it could be drained and the damage could be assessed.

The pool was due be closed for the winter period at the end of the Easter school holidays.

A spokeswoman for the council said the pool would not be reopened this season.

"Council will undertake a full assessment of the facility with repairs planned to be undertaken during the off-season in order for the pool to reopen as normal for the 2012/13 summer," she said.

Topics:  lismore city council, swimming, swimming pool




Local kid to star in cult horror

Nicholas Hamilton.

Nicholas Hamilton, 16, has cemented his Hollywood career

Naughty, naughty: Sneaky homemade signs point to Lismore

WE'RE BACK: Greens Lismore council candidate Vanessa Grindon-Ekins with a plywood 'Lismore' sign at Ewingsdale Rd exit.

"Lismore, the region's biggest town, is being treated with contempt"

Lismore mayor's emotional final council meeting

Lismore mayor Jenny Dowell posted this photo of the empty Lismore City Council chambers with her Facebook message.

Jenny Dowell has shared a farewell message to council meetings

Latest deals and offers

Local kid to star in cult horror

Nicholas Hamilton.

Nicholas Hamilton, 16, has cemented his Hollywood career

Morgan Freeman asks: are we alone? Why do humans exist?

Morgan Freeman in Through the Wormhole. Photo: Discovery Science

Question all you thought you knew, on Foxtel.

You are going to Falls for this music line-up

CONFIRMED: Local artist Bernard Fanning is part of the line up for Falls Festival Byron Bay.

The line-up and ticket purchase details have been announced.

Rio 2016: So how many watched, tweeted it?

Jessica Fox in action during the Rio Games.

Tweets about #Rio2016 were viewed a staggering number of times

Thorsome: Anthony Hopkins in Brisbane

Sir Anthony Hopkins talks with Tom Hiddleston on the set of Thor: Raganok. Photo:  Jess Moller-Nielsen

Premier calls for extra tax relief for big movie makers in Qld

Zumbo crashes TV ratings race as Survivor viewership slips

Gigi Falanga and Adriano Zumbo star in the TV series Zumbo's Just Desserts.

DESSERT show delivers post-Olympics win for Channel 7.

Investors eye Gladstone's $4m island with resort approval

UP FOR SALE: Turtle Island is on the market.

CHINESE and Sydney investors flag interest in Gladstone island.

Take a sneak peek at this $19m Whitsunday mansion

Mandalay House features a private helipad.

Mandalay is currently on the market with an asking price of $19m

Guess which Sunshine Coast suburb cracked the million dollar list?

This four-bedroom home at 26 McAnally Dr, Sunshine Beach was for sale for $7 million.

List of Australia's five most-expensive suburbs

Does it get any better than this? Check out this $2M home

LUXURY LIVING: The Coral Cove home built by Steve Coates Constructions that took out the best home over $2 million and the Wide Bay Burnett House of the Year at the Master Builders Wide Bay Burnett Housing and Construction Awards.

Wide Bay's best home is right on our doorstep

Investors hit as mining companies rent out vacant homes

Vacancy rates in areas like Gladstone and Mackay hit hard

Toxic? Authorities skip on sinkhole water test

Day two of sink hole drama at Basin Pocket.

INVESTIGATION: No testing on water pumped into Bremer River