to relax dog walking restrictions on Burnham beach attacked
to relax dog walking restrictions on Burnham-On-Sea beach have
this week been given a 'thumbs down' during a council debate.
councillor Louise Parkin said she "vehemently objects"
to any plans to increase the area where dogs can walk on the beach.
took three years of negotiations to introduce a ban on dogs on
Burnham's beach and I would very strongly object to any changes,"
she said, citing health concerns.
comments came during a discussion at Monday's town council meeting
where proposals to promote Burnham as a dog-friendly tourist destination
are currently not permitted on the beaches in Burnham-On-Sea during
the summer months, however outside the summer period, different
restrictions in place. Dogs are permitted on the beaches north
of the sea wall throughout the whole year. A map is available
to show the restrictions.