May 6, 2011
cycling and anti-social behaviour set as town police priorities
in Burnham-On-Sea have chosen illegal cycling on pavements and
anti-social behaviour as the top two priorities for police in
the town to tackle over the next three months.
residents attended the latest quarterly
Partners and Communities Together (PACT) meeting, held on
Thursday evening (May 5th) in Burnham's Rosewood Communal
Hall in Rosewood Close, where they were given the chance to influence
what issues are tackled in the town.
voted on which issues should be adressed as the top priorities
- and among those put forward were anti-social behaviour, dog
fouling, mobile phone mis-use by motorists, pavement cycling and
overgrown hedgerows obstructing roundabouts.
vote was taken when tackling anti-social behaviour on the Rosewood
Estate and illegal cycling on pavements were the top two.
Ian Kennett from Burnham Police, Dog warden Tina Kick and members
of Burnham's Neighbourhood Watch also gave updates on the progress
in tackling the priorities set at the previous meeting earlier
in the year - skate boarding on the South Esplanade and dog fouling.
Some of those who attended Thursday night's PACT meeting