meeting to be held to discuss crackdown on seafront 'boy racers'
open meeting is to be held to debate how to tackle the problem
of speeding motorists along Burnham-On-Sea seafront, pictured
officers, local businesses and councillors will attend the special
forum on Friday December 16th to discuss ways forward.
event has been called amid mounting concern from residents at
the southern end of the Esplanade, pictured above, regarding vehicles
being driven at high speeds.
say the problem is particularly acute on the stretch of road between
The Sailing Club and Somerfield supermarket.
Mayor Eric Gill told Monday's town council meeting: "Many
people are very concerned about the mis-use of vehicles along
the seafront which is why we need to gather together to find some
added that "the most favoured route forward is to introduce
tougher speeding restrictions," although options including
extra police patrols and the introduction of new signs like the
one above will be debated.
meeting will be held in the council chambers at Jaycroft Road
at 10am. All are welcome, wit the public welcome as observers.