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THEN AND NOW: New pool hailed as a modern convenience for growing suburbs

By Bruce Pennay, Albury and District Historical Society
May 16 2024 - 1:00pm
 The front page of The Border Morning Mail of Saturday, December 10, 1966 featured these two photographs of Christine Gale, first into the water on opening day. Picture supplied
The front page of The Border Morning Mail of Saturday, December 10, 1966 featured these two photographs of Christine Gale, first into the water on opening day. Picture supplied

Bruce Pennay, author of Three Shires and their Councils: Culcairn, Holbrook and Hume, 1906-2004, outlines how Lavington won an Olympic swimming pool and reflects on the pool's importance as a neighbourhood identifier and community asset, then and now.

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