If any one is interested, the above link leads to the document under discussion at the Committee meeting on the 24th September. To save scanning through the document, the council was reviewing all the arrangement for dog access to beaches, inviting Parish Councils and others to make their comments. Sennen PC is reported as having made one of the shortest representations as follows:
“Sennen Parish Council consider that for Sennen Beach there should be a twenty-four hour ban on all dogs from 1 May to 30 September. Kind regards. Mrs Alexis Male, Clerk to Sennen Parish Council.”
Just over 40 beaches have Dog Ban Orders in place apparently. All are seasonal. 21 are 24 hour bans, 22 are 12 hour bans. Of the 22 with daytime bans, 15 PCs did not reply, 3 supported the current partial ban and 4 (including Sennen) asked that the ban be extended to the 24 hours.
One of the issues here will be balancing Sennen’s reputation as a holiday location that welcomes everyone, and preserving the Blue Flag status of the beach. If the PC’s recommendation is followed then the next stage is a comprehensive public consultation.