23 January 2023
BCP Green Councillor Chris Rigby writes: "Hi, I think this is a very important post.
"BCP Council are looking for your feedback on a PSPO (Public Space Protection Order) and I urge you to have your say on it."
It is proposed that the following behaviours would be prohibited within selected open spaces, parks and heathland;
A ban on overnight camping and sleeping
It is proposed that the following behaviours would be banned within the specified geographical areas including car parks and highways;
The following behaviours would be banned or restricted within the specified coastal and beachfront areas:
The consultation will run until midnight on 19 February 2023. You can access it here https://haveyoursay.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/pspo
Cllr Rigby commented: "Personally I think some measures being proposed are completely sensible and agree with them, banning open fires and disposable BBQs on heathlands and areas prone to wildfires for example, and others go much too far.
"Please feedback using the link, but I'd also love to hear all your views personally too by either commenting on this post or emailing me."