warnings unveiled in Burnham-On-Sea to halt dog walkers
warning messages about Burnham-On-Sea's summer-time beach dogs ban
have begun to appear on pavements along the seafront.
District Council bans dogs from the town's main three beaches over
the tourist season, as we reported here.
remind people of the dog bans, the dog wardens have sprayed chalk
stencils at locations along The Esplanade alongside the normal signage,"
council spokeswoman Claire Faun said this week.
messages have been left on pavements along the seafront, on the
steps of the sea wall, and on the pilot building.
the messages do wash away in heavy rain, the council says they will
be replaced throughout the season.
seasonal dog ban came back into force on May 1st on all beaches
at Burnham-On-Sea between Maddock's Slade and the Yacht Club.
During the dog ban period, which runs from May 1st to September
30th, it is an offence to take your dog onto the beach.
walkers can be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £75 or
face prosecution for doing so.
can still be walked on the beach north of Maddock's Slade towards
the beach lighthouse all year-round.