November 26, 2010
warn illegal parking 'is putting children's safety at risk'
who illegally park their cars on double yellow lines outside a
Highbridge school have this week been warned that they are potentially
putting children's safety at risk.
have written to the parents of pupils at Churchfield School after
concerns were raised by concerned residents and parents about
parking problems in Burnham Road and Coronation Road, pictured
a letter to parents, PCSO Claire Finch from the Highbridge Beat
Team writes: "The Highbridge Beat Team and Churchfield School
have recently received several complaints from parents and residents
regarding parking within the Burnham Road and Coronation Road
complaints have now resulted in parking around the School being
one of the PACT priorities for Highbridge, which was decided by
the community at October's meeting."
safety of the children is a priority and I would ask all drivers
to be aware of the potential danger they maybe causing."
is an offence to park on the footpath, on a junction, to cause
an obstruction, or park within the confines of the zigzag markings,
even for a short while."
added: "The Highbridge Beat Team have been working closely
with Churchfield School over the past week with advice letters
being sent home to all parents regarding the parking."
will continue to monitor the situation over the next few months
and will be issuing fixed penalty tickets to any driver who parks
committing an offence."
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are doing everything
possible to try and make the school as safe as possible for children
above are vehicles parked in Coronation Road at the rear of Churchfield
School in Highbridge this week