NANTWICH swimming pool reopens on Saturday, March 15 following a £1.4 million redevelopment.

New bigger matrix equipped fitness suite, a fitness studio, reception area and changing facilities will all feature in the overhauled facility.

Special guest Joe Townsend will cut the red ribbon on the new centre at 10am.

Joe, a Royal Marines Commando who lost both legs while serving in Afghanistan, is now a member of the British Paratriathlon squad, as well as an endurance enthusiast.

He has previously competed in the gruelling Ironman contest and finished second in the world in the hand cycle category last year.

Exhibitions, displays and activities will be open to members of the public.

Joe will be performing some demonstrations, with 10p swims and various fitness classes in the centre also available.