CONCERNS have been raised about potential access issues to a new sports centre in Princes Risborough.

Plans have been submitted to build a new community sports centre at Princes Risborough School.

They said the facility will offer a range of sporting and recreational activities to the community as well as being used by more than 1,000 pupils as part of their curriculum.

Councillors at The Princes Risborough Town Council on Tuesday night said they liked the idea but were concerned about proposed access via New Road.

Cllr Bill Bendyshe-Brown said: "They (New Road residents) don't want boy racers driving up there creating lots of noise."

Cllr Dennis Green added: "I think there should be opposition to this proposal if they open the gates to New Road from the Upper Icknield Way."

The council voted they were formally in favour of the new sports centre but access had to be addressed.