By John Smith •
Published: 06 Jul 2020 • 16:40
Dogs will probably need to be muzzled
Credit: Christian Ostrosky flickr
MORE than 850 people have signed a petition asking that the Benalmadena Council should take action to create a dog friendly beach for residents and visitors.
The organiser of the petition has revealed that following a meeting with the local Delegate for Beaches, she has been told that this matter is certainly due for serious consideration.
The Benalcan dog beach was originally due to open on June 1 but this was postponed because of the need to ensure that it could meet all post pandemic hygiene requirements and reportedly due to objections from a nearby holiday resort.
Despite all of this, dog owners can expect positive news in the not too distant future.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development.
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