14, 2010 MP
gives her support to Coast Road footpath protest in Berrow
Burnham-On-Sea MP Tessa Munt has given her support to
campaigners calling for a new footpath to be built along Coast
Road in Berrow.
joined a protest march, organised by the Berrow Local Action Team,
on Saturday (August 14h) where she told protesters that they have
her full backing.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am very sympathetic with the
campaigners. It's ludicrous that more has not been done to make
this dangerous stretch of road safer."
time for some fresh, innovative thinking. Ken Maddock, the leader
of the County Council, needs to re-visit his previous decisions,
see the community backing here, and work with us to make things
added: "This is a dangerous road for pedestrians at all times
of the year. When traffic is sparse, it moves faster and when
it's busy at this time of the year, the road is even more dangerous
May, Chairman of Berrow's Local Action, who is pictured above
with the MP, said he was happy with how Saturday's protest had
gone, even though the number of protesters was depleted by the
poor weather. A further march is planned next Saturday.
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