A FAMILY fun day is to be held to mark the re-opening of a swimming pool following a two-month refurbishment The new-look swimming pool at Chester-le-Street leisure centre is to re-open on Monday, January 14.

The council-run pool will have a new timetable, which includes more public and lane swimming sessions.

To mark the re-opening, a family fun day will be held on Sunday, January 20, between 9am and 2pm where people will be able to swim for just 13p.

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The event will also include free face painting, entry to the indoor adventure play area, arts and crafts and an aqua-inflatable session between noon and 1pm.

Further information is available from the leisure centre in Burns Green, Chester-le-Street, via leisure-chester-le-street@durham.gov.uk or on 0191 388 6673.