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Appeal: Wakeboarding facilities would not generate harmful noise


Lakeside Lodge Golf Centre has won an appeal against Huntingdonshire District Council to install a wakeboarding cable and erect changing rooms at its site in Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire, after an inspector ruled that the council could not adequately demonstrate that the scheme would be unacceptably noisy for a nearby dwelling.

Inspector DM Young noted the lake that the appeal site abuts has been used on and off for private water skiing for around 30 years, but that in the case of this appeal the council had cited concerns about the noise generated by the associated rescue boat, cable motor, shouts from participants and congregated spectators, and vehicles using the access road.Young said a noise survey submitted with........
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