Bestwood by-laws given green light

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Nottinghamshire County Council have defended their decision apply for by-laws at Bestwood Country Park that could prevent people singing and flying kites.

Fires in the past and a number of anti-social issues prompted the decision to take action in a bid to protect the park and its facilities.

“It is not our intention to discourage visitors or interfere with their normal enjoyment of the countryside,” said Gareth Broome, countryside team manager, at Nottinghamshire County Council. “By-laws provide a deterrent, increasing the authority of park staff to tackle minor nuisances such as unauthorised fishing, fires and camping.

 

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