Going Green at Longcliffe Golf Club

Long before the “green agenda” became a popular cause Longcliffe Golf Club was thinking “environmentally”. However, this was not entirely altruistic because “going green” can sometimes make financial sense as well as being good for the environment.

Building a County Network

In 2019 two golf clubs in Leicestershire – Longcliffe GC and Market Harborough GC – began to work together on environmental issues. Interest in wildlife issues had arisen at both clubs separately and a personal connection resulted in the dialogue starting. The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust was approached for advice on aspects of wildlife and biodiversity and began to offer support in terms of surveys and reports (for example, a plant and pond survey done at MHGC.)