beach dog walkers fined as warning is issued
dog owners in Burnham-On-Sea have been fined during the past year
for walking their pets on the town's beach between the jetty and
District Council has this week revealed the number of dog owners
who have received £75 fines in a bid to deter owners from
spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Sedgemoor
District Council is reminding all dog walkers that there's a year-round
dog ban on Burnham-On-Sea beach between the jetty and the Pavilion."
the past year, 24 fixed penalty notices have been issued in this
area. It is an offence to take a dog onto this part of the beach
at any time and the fine is £75. There is clear signage in
place to show the banned area."
added: "Dogs are allowed between the Jetty and the Yacht club
and from the Pavilion to Maddocks Slade between September to the
end of April each year."