Berrow Coast Road protest to be held on Saturday
campaigners in Berrow who are calling for a new pavement to be
introduced along a dangerous stretch of road in the village will
hold their first protest march of the year on Saturday (May 1st).
Local Action Team is organising the protest, starting at 11am
from outside Berrow Church, as part of their long-running campaign
to get a new pavement introduced along Coast Road.
previous May protest, pictured here in
2009, caused huge disruption to motorists during one of the
area's busiest weekends for tourists of the year.
march is being held amid fresh hopes that Somerset
County Council will
re-consider its decision not to introduce a pavement along the
Local Action Team Chairman Ken May has written to all county councillors,
challenging them to attend the protest march. MP David Heathcoat-Amory
will also be in attendance.
has covered every protest over several years and will
also be attending Saturday's event.