The concerns appear to centre around the provision of Islamic prayer facilities on the site, however, the GBMF stressed that they would only be for people attending the other activities in the centre and it would not be used as a walk-in place of worship.
The charity's website states: "The GBMF came about due to the lack of a community centre for the growing Muslim population.
A spokesman said: "GBMF
exists to provide the local community with an Islamic environment conductive to education, extra-curricular activities, and prayer facilities; catering for the full range of age groups in our community, to educate and improve awareness and create harmony and cohesiveness in our community." In the planning statement, details outline how GBMF
intends to "operate a day facility for local pensioners and retirees during daytime hours" with a "supplementary school facility" also in place outside school hours.
As shown in Table 2, the GBMF model is good at wet year forecasting.
GBMF uses several predictors to forecast several predicted values and quantifies forecast uncertainty through the estimation variance of each variable.