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St Ives Town Council has voted to go ahead with a consultation on proposals for a year round dog ban on one beach and a summer time ban on four others. The consultation will last 12 weeks. Dog walkers are furious at plans to ban them from some of Cornwall's most popular beaches.
Kathy Wardle reports on how dog walkers are furious at plans to ban them from some of Cornwall's most popular beaches. The changes could see a permanent year round ban on dogs in St Ives harbour.St Ives Town Council will discuss whether to extend the current bans on its beaches this evening.
Dog owner Gill Parker comes to St Ives on holiday twice a year. She says any further bans would put her off.
The proposals being looked at by the town council have come about because of concerns over fouling and dogs not being under control.
Tourist Gill Parker says a new 24 hour ban on dogs from beaches proposed by St. Ives Town Council will put her off visiting
Many residents in St. Ives are against a ban on dogs from beaches.
Local people take their pets to beach first thing in the morning. The Town Council is tonight discussing a controversial ban which would come into place from May to September.
A controversial ban on dogs from beaches in St. Ives may put off tourists from visiting.
People who visit once or twice a year have said if they can't take their dog to the beach they may holiday elsewhere.
The ban will be discussed by St. Ives Town Council tonight.
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St. Ives Town Council is meeting tonight to discuss a controversial ban on dogs from beaches