Pitch cover plans approved

Cllr Jon Manning

Cllr Jon Manning

First published in News Essex County Standard: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

A SPORTS pitch in Tiptree can be covered with an all-weather shelter.

Councillors have approved plans for the steel-framed fabric-covered building over the multi-use games area (MUGA) at Warriors Rest sports site in Tiptree.

The Jobserve Sports and Social Club, a registered charity, applied for the cover to allow the pitch to be used throughout the year.

Members of Colchester Council’s planning committee unanimously approved the plans during a meeting last night at the Town Hall.

Councillor Jon Manning, who proposed the plans be approved, told the meeting: "As a local sports coach, having pulled my hair out trying to find anywhere for kids to do sport locally, anything we can do to enable more people to follow a healthy lifestyle we have to support."

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