Virtual golf plans come to the fore

Plans for a ‘virtual golf centre’ in Galashiels have been revealed by a Tweedbank businessman.

Thomas Gilhooley has applied to the council for a change of use for the former Ladbrokes premises above Superdrug in Channel Street.

Mr Gilhooley is seeking to convert the first floor space and create three virtual golf booths and seating areas and provide food and drinks, including alcohol .