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Planning row could close man-made beach

Beach Photo: ITV Central News

A man-made beach which attracts thousands of visitors could be forced to close because the local council says it doesn't have planning permission. [

Tomorrow (September 11th'>Heart Park, at Fillongley in Warwickshire,]( is a collection of deck chairs, pedaloes and ice cream stalls beside a large lake. North Warwickshire Borough Council says the lake has planning permission but the beach does not. They say crowds on sunny days cause lots of noise and the outdoor pursuits also on offer are destroying Green Belt land. The park) a government planning inspector will begin a 3-day hearing to decide if it can stay or must go. His decision will be published in eight weeks time.