football pitch plan in Burnham-On-Sea given the go-ahead
to introduce an inflatable football pitch on Burnham beach this
summer have been given the go-ahead by town councillors this week.
youth football group Somerset Soccer Schools sought approval for
the new beach attraction, which will be located between the jetty
Hussey from Somerset Soccer Schools said: "The facility will
focus on the fun aspects of the game. The inflatable pitch, measuring
around 20 metres by 16 metres, will ensure that the playing area
is safe for the participants and for spectators watching."
proposals were welcomed by town councillors at their latest meeting.
Louise Parkin said: "I wholeheartedly support this idea -
it will be a great family-friendly attraction on the beach."
Ian Jefferies, Business and Tourism Manager at BIARS, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"I believe this will be fantastic - there is plenty of room
for it and it will be another great facility for residents and
visitors over the summer."