Golf Club upgrades security in bid to halt more travellers
and Berrow Golf Club has stepped up security measures this week
after a large group of travellers was moved off the club's land
near Berrow Church.
group of eight travellers vehicles left the privately-owned land
outside St Mary's Church late on Thursday night after a day of being
golf club quickly took action, supported by Burnham Police, to have
the group moved on.
then began on Friday to upgrade security at the site by introducing
a bund and physical measures to prevent further access, as pictured
to Burnham-On-Sea.com, a spokeswoman for the golf club said: "We
have enhanced security at all entrance points to the Course and
the land owned by the Club."
also have security guards in place and patrolling the Clubhouse
explained that the club has upgraded security around the Berrow
site, adding that a bund and trenches had been introduced in an
effort to prevent access to this private land.
travellers pitched up on a field, outside Berrow Church, in July
and were evicted by the club.
years ago, a large group of travellers set up camp on Berrow Green
over the summer, and the Parish Council built
a bund around the village green to prevent them gaining access.
The work underway on Friday afternoon in Berrow (John Presley)