Horse ban to be formalised

Adur Ferry Bridge in Shoreham
Adur Ferry Bridge in Shoreham

COMMENTS are sought on a plan to officially ban motor vehicles and horses from Adur Ferry Bridge.

West Sussex County Council is looking to formally ensure neither uses the bridge in Shoreham, although cyclists will still be welcomed.

Comments on the proposed Traffic Regulation Order should be made by January 7 to tro.team@westsussex.gov.uk.

County councillors Mick Clark for Saltings and Debbie Kennard for Shoreham are in full support.

The issue was first raised when the bridge was left covered in piles of horse mess, just days after it was opened in November last year.

Irate residents were quick to complain and at the time, the county council made it clear the bridge was not a bridleway and there was no right of way for horses. To see the story, click here

Read more in next week’s Shoreham Herald.