Govanhill Baths Community Trust would like to wish all of our friends and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. Your support and participation has never been more crucial and appreciated.
2015 has been a very good year for GBCT. We have taken massive strides forward in our campaign to secure funding for the refurbishment of the baths and continued to provide an exciting and innovative programme of classes, workshops and events for the people of Govanhill and beyond.
We are looking forward to 2016, when we will be taking the project forward and finally moving towards swimming again in Govanhill. The continued support of the Govanhill community and supporters of the Baths campaign will be key to this phase in the project; there are many ways that you can get involved in the refurbishment.
There have been a few changes to personnel and staff over the year and we cannot look back without acknowledging the contribution of some of the key players who have taken us to where we are now. Our long-time Chair and driving force of the campaign Andrew Johnson retired from his work with the Baths this year. It is impossible to imagine where our project would be without his dedication and imagination over the 14 years he gave to the campaign. GBCT would like to extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family of Michael McGinn, who sadly passed away recently. Michael was an absolute stalwart of the campaign to stop the closure of the Baths in 2001. His contribution will never be forgotten, he is – like all of those who fought in 2001 – a true Govanhill hero.
The GBCT office will be closed until Tuesday January 5th. See you all next year.