May 1, 2009
prepare for Coast Road protest at Berrow
of mass protest like this in Berrow last year are set to be repeated
on Saturday (May 2nd) when angry villagers step up their campaign
to get safety improvements introduced along a busy road.
first reported by Burnham-On-Sea.com last month, Berrow's Local
Action Team will hold the protest march in Coast Road on Saturday,
Berrow Church, to pile pressure onto
Somerset County Council to
introduce a pavement along the road.
have long campaigned for additional safety measures for the route,
which is busy with thousands of tourists during the summer months.
protest was held last
August, as pictured, which caused widespread disruption to
holidaymakers when long queues of traffic built up across the
Local Action Team Chairman Ken May told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
is the first of many and increasingly more frequent and longer
protests being planned throughout the holiday season."
Bank Holiday protest brings Berrow to a halt
hurt after two vehicle collision in Coast Road
tells council 'stop making excuses'
injured in Coast Road accident
backs residents' campaign for safer road in Berrow
statements given by Cllr Ham and Burnham's MP