Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News

Club swings to action over nine-hole golf academy - NEW COMMENT

A sports club in Gloucestershire has submitted plans to build a new playing facility.

Lilley Brook Golf Club, based on Cirencester Road in Charlton Kings, has applied to Cheltenham Borough Council to re-profile and re-contour an existing practice facility to create a mini nine-hole golf academy mainly for juniors and beginners.

According to the planning application, the academy would provide a safe practice area away from the main course for members, improve the standard of play, help the long-term maintenance of the course and promote the sport to beginners.

The application also states that by introducing an academy, players on the main course would not be obstructed by coaches running lessons.

The proposed improvement works include importing 100,000 cubic metres of suitable processed fill material over a period of 18 months.

A previous planning application was declined at the end of last year.

What do you think? Email mark@moosemarketingandpr.co.uk 

Picture credit: pixabay

Readers' comments:

Tim Beard: I can only see this as a great option and encourage people, particularly Juniors, to start to play golf!

This is ground breaking in so far as its vision and Lilley Brook should be congratulated in pushing ahead with this proposal, as surely all of Cheltenham can benefit.

Related Articles

Independent logistics company wins contract from UK wholesale giant

A Gloucestershire-based transport operator has been awarded a major contract by the UK's leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler.

Click here for more details

Hinkley Point deal comes under fire from financial watchdog - NEW COMMENT

A multi-billion pound energy project that is expected to create thousands of jobs in the South West has been described as "risky and expensive" by the National Audit Office.

Click here for more details

Technology specialists will showcase ground-breaking work

A global engineering and scientific technologies company based in Gloucestershire will be the focus of attention at an important event in Wales.

Click here for more details

What's On: Tickets still available for Tom Jones concert in Gloucester

The legendary Tom Jones is returning to Gloucester for a highly-anticipated concert at Kingsholm Stadium this weekend.

Click here for more details

Copyright 2017 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.