protesters 'invigorated' after second march
Dozens of protesters
joined a second march through Berrow on Saturday (August 21st)
as they stepped up their calls for a new footpath to be introduced
along Coast Road.
protest, organised by Berrow's Local Action Team, was the second
of two marches over the past week and was attended by almost 50
Ken May said the two protest marches had been "successful
in invigorating the campaign and raising the profile of why the
path is needed."
added: "Our MP Tessa Munt, who joined the first march last
weekend, is contacting the Golf Club to get a response on the
land and she is also putting pressure on Ken Maddocks at the County
Council to re-consider the situation."
added that residents in Berrow are also writing letters to the
County Council as part of a co-ordinated effort to pile on the
Berrow Local Action will meet in September to discuss proposals
for further protest marches.
march attracted supporters from outside the area. Lesley Newey
and his family, who are from St Albans in London, joined in. He
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We've been coming on holiday to
Berrow for years and have always noticed how dangerous this road
can be. Clearly, change is needed."
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